Airlink commenced its first scheduled flights today 03 August 2017, operating one of its three recently delivered Embraer E190 E-jets on the Pietermaritzburg and Bulawayo routes.
Airlink’s new flagship aircraft type, will slowly be phased in to replace the fleet of 12 Avro RJ85’s currently used on various routes, including Pietermaritzburg and Bulawayo.
The E-Jets provide Airlink with superior operational performance range, and efficiency
What is e-AWB?
The paper air waybill is a critical air cargo document that constitutes the contract of carriage between the ‘shipper’ (direct shipper or freight forwarder acting on behalf of the shipper) and the ‘carrier’ (airline).
‘e-AWB’ is the term IATA uses to describe the interchange of electronic data (EDI) messages, in lieu of a paper air waybill, to conclude the contract of carriage.
Benefits of e-AWB
Exempt from paying the documentation fee – Saving you money.
Improves accuracy and visibility of air waybill data
Reduction in shipment handling delay occurrences due to missing or illegible paper air waybill
Elimination of the requirements to file paper air waybill
Management of trade barriers by facilitating advance electronic information requirements
Real-time access to air waybill data for all personnel from all locations
The E-AWB system is accessible on our website, both parties -The Client and Airlink Cargo must sign an agreement prior to accessing the e-AWB portal.