ExpediteFS

If it's urgent, you need ExpediteFS.

For speed of delivery and complete tracking from here to there, look no further than ExpediteFS. Our premium service includes flight-specific shipping, priority boarding and handling, and the fastest possible flight connections to more than 100 worldwide destinations.

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Expedited Excellence

ExpediteFS Delivers
  • 100% money-back guarantee
  • Premium boarding priority to ensure highest reliability
  • Faster cargo connections at all U.S. gateways
  • Faster ramp transfers at U.S. hub cities
  • Complete shipment tracking at each progress point
  • Always find space for shipments 660 lbs/300 kgs or less with EZBook
Maximum Weight

Narrowbody: Pieces up to 350 lbs/158 kgs
Widebody: Pieces up to aircraft limits. Check flight compatibility »

Maximum Size

Pieces up to aircraft limits. Check flight compatibility »

Domestic Ramp Transfers

Move up to 100 lbs./45 kgs. per piece and under 90 total linear inches in as little as 45 minutes. Widebody transfers also available for customer loaded containers.

Domestic Cargo Terminal Transfers

Pieces exceeding 100 lbs/45 kgs and/or 90 linear inches are processed at the cargo terminal in as little as 195 minutes.

International Transfers

Process shipments to and from international flights at the cargo terminal in as little as 240 minutes for pieces of all sizes and weights.

Special Commodities

Please be aware that the only dangerous goods allowed with ExpediteFS are Dry Ice and Biological Substances, Category B. Learn about Dangerous Goods »

Money Back Guarantee

Receive a 100% refund if your ExpediteFS shipment is not flown as booked. This offer also applies to truck lane segments.

Time Requirements

U.S. Domestic Shipments
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Minimum Drop-Off and Recovery Time
Drop Off
Cargo Type Location Screened* Unscreened*
Bulk All
MIA
PHX
120 minutes
150 minutes
60 minutes
120 minutes
150 minutes
Live Animals All
MIA
120 minutes
150 minutes
120 minutes
150 minutes
Human Remains All
MIA
120 minutes
150 minutes
120 minutes
150 minutes
Customer Loaded
Containers
All
PHX
90 minutes
60 minutes
Not accepted
Recovery
  Location Availability after flight arrival
  American Airlines
Cargo Facility
120 minutes

*Minimum drop off time prior to scheduled departure.

International Shipments (Outbound from the U.S.)
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Minimum Drop-Off and Recovery Time
Drop Off
Cargo Type Location Screened* Unscreened*
Bulk All 240 minutes 240 minutes
Live Animals All
MIA
Not Available
Not Available
120 minutes
240 minutes
Human Remains All Not Available 240 minutes
Customer Loaded
Containers
All 180 minutes Not accepted
Recovery
  Location Availability after flight arrival
  American Airlines
Cargo Facility
240 minutes

*Minimum drop off time prior to scheduled departure.

International Shipments (Inbound to the U.S.)
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Minimum Drop-Off and Recovery Time
Drop Off
Cargo Type Location Screened*/Unscreened*
Bulk & Customer Loaded Containers Europe
Japan
Canada
Latin America
120 minutes
120 minutes
180 minutes
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Recovery
  Destination Availability after flight arrival
  Most cities
Hub cities**
120 minutes
240 minutes

*Minimum drop off time prior to scheduled departure.
**DFW, JFK, LAX, MIA, ORD, PHL, CLT

Truck Information
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Minimum Drop-Off Time
Drop Off
  Screened* Unscreened*
Most cities Not accepted 120 minutes
Hub cities** Not accepted 240 minutes

*Minimum drop off time prior to scheduled departure.
**DFW, JFK, LAX, MIA, ORD, PHL, CLT

Acceptance Policy
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American Airlines Cargo facilities have established tender/cutoff times for domestic and international shipments before each flight. Please be sure to arrive early enough to complete acceptance activities. All air waybills must be ready for carriage and all acceptance criteria must be completed prior to the facilities established cutoff times. Shipments that complete the acceptance process after the established tender/cutoff times may be booked on the next available flight.

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