Rates & Fees

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Published rates

Our simplified pricing will streamline your shipping with a single net rate price that reflects line haul with any applicable surcharges. See the current published rates below, broken out by region.


Priority Parcel Service

Fuel Surcharge
Effective Date Version Issue Date
USD 0.00 per kilo 01-April-23 v 4.48 23-March-23
USD 0.00 per kilo 01-March-23 v 4.47 22-Feb-23
Fuel Surcharges
Effective Date Version Issue Date
USD 0.00 per kilo 16-February-23 v 4.46 16-Feb-23
USD 0.00 per kilo 01-February-22 v 4.45 18-Jan-23
USD 0.00 per kilo 01-December-22 v 4.44 17-Jan-23

Accessorial Fees

American Airlines Cargo's Accessorial Fees and Surcharges are applied are based on the Air Waybill execution date (e.g., the Air Waybill date). They are not based on the flight, booking or log receive date.

Accessorial fees effective:

Air Freight Fees (VSC)

Canada Advance Cargo Information (ACI) Fees

Charges Collect

Disbursement Fees

Europe Import Control System (ICS) Fees

Fair Booking Policy / Cancellation Policy

For all shipments booked to ship on or after October 5, 2020, failure to show by shipment cut off time will result in a fee of $100. Cancellations or changes prior to cut off time will not incur a fee. The policy will not apply to Live Animals, Human Remains and PPS shipments.

Effective immediately, the policy will only include a fee of $100 for shipments with a chargeable weight of more than 250kg that fail to show by shipment cut off time. Cancellations or changes prior to cut off time will not incur a fee.

India's Central Board of Excise and Custom (CBEC) Fees

Peak Surcharge (PSC)

Security Handling Fees

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Fees

U.S. Federal Excise Tax