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Yes, Air Mauritius carries cargo shipments on all its flights.

Consignments are accepted directly from Freight Forwarders, Cargo Agents and Interline Partners.

Shipping on an airline is easy, but it takes a few steps to get your cargo ready to ship.  Each country is different in terms of their requirement. 

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The shipper needs to comply with all the customs and other government regulations of any country flown from/to/through relating to the packing, carriage and delivery of goods including the handing of information and documents.

Air Mauritius will not inquire into the correctness or sufficiency of required information, document or marking.

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The Air Waybill (AWB) is the contract of carriage between the ‘shipper’ (e.g. forwarder) and the ‘carrier’ (airline). It is also called the paper AWB.

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Air Mauritius offers the facility to carry a variety of commodities like General Cargo, Mail, Perishable, Live Animals, Valuable Cargo, Newspapers, Magazines, Books, Periodicals, Human Remains, Dangerous Goods, Heavy Cargo, etc.
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Yes, Cargo on Air Mauritius (MK) flights can be booked through IATA Cargo Agents.

The charges for booking Cargo on MK flights include the applicable Freight Charges plus other applicable charges. The details of which can be acquired from nearest MK cargo office .

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Yes, in order to promote the movement of special commodities MK does offer Specific commodities rates.

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Yes, on all Domestic, Regional and International Flights

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Yes you can, but you need to get approval from Air Mauritius Head Office

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The cargo which is accepted for carriage must be in "Ready for Carriage“. The cargo is said to be "ready for carriage" only when it is: properly packed, properly marked, properly labelled and properly documented with the correct weight of the entire shipment.

 

 

The classification of dangerous goods can be retrieved from the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Manuals.

Yes, Air Mauritius does carry live animals as Cargo. However, advance information needs to be given to the cargo section at the airport of departure.

IATA publishes the Live Animals Regulations which all IATA members are expected to adhere to. These regulations are meant to ensure that live animals are transported in a safe and humane conditions. All parties in the chain must abide by the standards set by IATA.

Human Remains

Carriage of Human Remains is under special arrangements and is subject to providing mandatory documents. 

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Dangerous Goods (DG)

Dangerous goods are items that may endanger an aircraft or passengers on board. DG are also known as restricted articles or hazardous materials.

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The classification of dangerous goods can be retrieved from the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Manuals.

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Live Animals

Yes, MK does carry live animals as Cargo. However, advance information needs to be given to the cargo section at the airport of departure.

IATA publishes the Live Animals Regulations which all IATA members are expected to adhere to. These regulations are meant to ensure that live animals are transported in a safe and humane conditions. All parties in the chain must abide by the standards set by IATA.

E-Air waybill

e-AWB is an electronic air waybill and can be used in lieu of the paper version of the waybill document to give details about the shipment and assert the conditions under which it is being carried (IATA)

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For further information, please contact our system department cargosys@airmaurtius.com
More information can be obtained from IATA website on www.iata.org/e-awb