Nordic Countries push forward on e-AWB

Nine IATA member airlines; SASCargo, Finnair Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo,Air France/KLM, Korean Air, CathayPacific, Qatar Airways and Emirateshave taken the lead in the Nordicmarket to implement the electronic-airwaybill (e-AWB) for their air freightshipments.


Nordic Countries push forward on e-AWB


Nine IATA member airlines; SASCargo, Finnair Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo,Air France/KLM, Korean Air, CathayPacific, Qatar Airways and Emirateshave taken the lead in the Nordicmarket to implement the electronic-airwaybill (e-AWB) for their air freightshipments. The Nordic and Balticcountries began piloting the project in2009 and implementation is now movingahead. The global project involving theWorld Customs Organisation (WCO),ground handlers, freight forwarders andairlines sees implementation locally ineach country and the nine lead airlineshave agreed to a single process for theforwarders to deliver cargo to the cargoterminals and ground handlers.