FIATA supports adoption of e-AWB

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has confirmed its support for the introduction of the electronic air waybill (e-AWB) and has encouraged its members in countries where the e-AWB can be used to contact the airlines in order to switch from paper to electronic AWB, as soon as feasible. Lufthansa Cargo expands eFreight […]


The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has confirmed its support for the introduction of the electronic air waybill (e-AWB) and has encouraged its members in countries where the e-AWB can be used to contact the airlines in order to switch from paper to electronic AWB, as soon as feasible.

Lufthansa Cargo expands eFreight Lufthansa Cargo continues the expansion of its “eFreight” operation following the launch of its first paperless airfreight shipment from Frankfurt in autumn 2008. The cargo carrier and its partners have already established e-freight in airfreight business routine at the airports of Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg and Dusseldorf. Paperless air cargo is to be expanded to all German stations in the Lufthansa Cargo network by the end of the year.