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What is an air cargo tariff?
 
A tariff is a concept that encompasses sectoral air cargo rates published by each carrier and related rules.
  The "rate" is the amount charged by the carrier for the carriage of a unit of weight and may differ from actual selling rates. The "rate" is the amount inserted into the Air Waybill (AWB) and is the basis for discount.
 
IATA Traffic Conference Area ( TC Area )
 
TC Area Region Sub Area
TC 1 North and South American Continents
and adjacent islands
1. Caribbean
2. Mexico
3. Long Haul
4. Within South America
TC 2 Europe Africa Middle East 1. Within Europe
2. Within Africa
3. Within Middle East
TC 3 Asia, Pacific and adjacent islands/td> 1. South Asian Subcontinent
2. South East Asia
3. South West Pacific
4. Japan, Korea
 
Application of Trariff
 
  Applicable rates are the published rates in effect on the date of issuance of the air waybill by the carrier or its agent.
  The rates cover transportation from airport to airport only.
  Rates and charges are shown in the local currency of the country where the transportation commences.
  Note: However, the USD is used in many countries.
  Rates are on the basis of per kg/
  Rates are applicable only after approval of relevant government authorities.
  Rates are subject to change without notice.
 
Application of air cargo charges
 
  Calculation of charges for all shipments is made by multiplying the applicable rate per kg/lb by the Chargeable Weight.
  Both weight (or volume) and valuation charges must be wholly prepaid or wholly collect.
  The routing of the shipment needs not correspond to the routing on which the freight calculations are based.