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 16-July-24 v 4.72 28-June-24
USD 0.00 per kilo 1-July-24 v 4.71 24-June-24
Fuel Surcharges
Effective Date Version Issue Date
USD 0.00 per kilo 16-June-24 v 4.70 7-June-24
USD 0.00 per kilo 1-June-24 v 4.69 23-May-24
USD 0.00 per kilo 16-April-24 v 4.68 3-April-24

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)

Charges Collect

Disbursement Fees

Fair Booking Policy / Cancellation Policy

For all shipments booked to ship on or after April 17, 2023, failure to show by shipment cut off time will result in a fee of $200. Cancellations or changes prior to cut off time will not incur a fee. The policy will only include a fee for shipments with a chargeable weight of more than 250kg that fail to show by shipment cut off time. The policy will not apply to PPS shipments.

Effective July 1, 2023 the policy will apply to Human Remains shipments with a chargeable weight of more than 100kg that fail to cancel or change the AWB prior to cut off time.

Effective April 1, 2024 animal shipments will be subject to our Fair Booking fee. The Fair Booking fee is only applicable for animal shipments when the customer has as PAL and the weight is more than 22kgs.

Human Remains AWB Update Fee

Import Customs Fees

Canada Advance Cargo Information (ACI) Fees

Europe Import Control System (ICS) and (ICS2) Fees

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

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

Live Animal Processing Fee (AV)

Peak Surcharge (PSC)

Security Handling Fees

U.S. Federal Excise Tax