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Air Waybill (AWB)

An air waybill is a document that contains detailed information about a shipment transported by air.


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What is the Air Waybill (AWB), and what is it used for?

The air waybill is a non-negotiable document that a carrier issues when goods are transported by air, and it accompanies the shipment of goods. It provides detailed information about the goods and allows the involved parties to track the shipment. Each party involved in the process gets copies of the bill.


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