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Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco holidays – Secure your shipments now

Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco … The Feast of Sacrifice impacts supply chains in Muslim countries. All the dates to know to book your shipments on time and guarantee your deliveries on time.


Africa and On Board Courier – Frequently asked questions

Are you considering using an on board courier service to West Africa? Find out everything about this express transport option thanks to the frequently asked questions.


Labor Day 2024 – Secure your air freight now

Labor Day is coming next week. The public holidays which follow in Europe, China and Japan are synonymous with logistical disruptions. Find all the dates to know in this article. Book your air freight now to secure your most urgent shipments.


Understanding the impact of End of Ramadan on logistics

Faced with the logistical challenges of the end of Ramadan from April 8 to 12, 2024, Air Time Critical® offers solutions for your urgent shipments to Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco and UAE. Anticipate closures and increased demand to ensure continuity of your operations.


Reminder: Easter, Chinese holidays & Air freight

The Easter holidays and the Ching Ming festival in 2024 impact supply chains in Europe, South Africa and Hong Kong. Contact Air Time Critical® for urgent transportation solutions and avoid delays.

china new year air freight

Chinese New Year: Maintain delivery flows

China – New Year holidays 2024: Air Time Critical® warns of logistical disruptions due to the Chinese New Year holidays, from February 10 to 17, 2024. What customs restrictions, what availability of air freight or hand carry services to expect?


Urgent Transport Morocco: ATC®, Your Express Partner to Europe

What are the urgent transport solutions from Morocco to Europe for the automotive industry? On Board Courier (OBC), express air freight (NFO), air charter, and more. 

Italy airport handling strike 24 November

Attention: Italy Air Freight strike this Friday 24 November

Airline handling strike in Italy on November 24: Discover fast shipping solutions such as Onboard Courier and Air Charter services as alternatives to air freight. Secure your urgent shipments delivery.

CEE Automotive Supply Chain 2023 in the Czech Republic

ATC® at CEE Automotive Supply Chain 2023 in the Czech Republic

The CEE Automotive Supply Chain Forum 2023, in which Air Time Critical® participated, highlighted the major trends and challenges of the automotive industry in Central and Eastern Europe. Among the topics covered, the innovative concept of Friendshoring has gained momentum as an alternative to traditional offshoring. The article also highlights the critical importance of building supply chain resilience amid fierce competition, particularly with China ahead in automotive electrification.

China Golden Week

China holidays start this Friday: Logistics ready?

Find out exact dates, restrictions and information about upcoming holidays in China and other Asian countries.

Express Delivery Italy-France How Air Charter Defies Distances

Express Delivery Italy-France: How Air Charter Defies Distances

Express delivery from Italy to France is now faster than ever thanks to the use of air charter. With a distance of 1,595 km to cover and a delivery time of just 10 hours, this revolutionary method defies traditional distances. Companies can now benefit from fast, reliable delivery of their goods, speeding up logistics processes and improving overall efficiency.

Public holidays in China: avoid logistics delays!

Public holidays in China: avoid logistics delays!

The Dragon Boat Festival is approaching and could have an impact on your transport! Find out everything you need to know about customs closures in China and Hong Kong so you can plan ahead.

CCFS sporting challenge 2023 ATC® Slovakia grabbed the silver medal!

CCFS sporting challenge 2023 – ATC® Slovakia grabbed the silver medal!

The Air Time Critical® team in Slovakia came second in the Sports Challenge organised by the French-Slovak Chamber of Commerce (CCFS). A great team challenge!

Holidays in Tunisia, Morocco, and Turkey - Get ready!

Holidays in Tunisia, Morocco, and Turkey – Get ready!

The end of Ramadan festivities are approaching and may affect your transport! Find the list of public holidays in Turkey, Tunisia and Morocco to anticipate.

What ChatGPT says about Air Time Critical®

We asked ChatGPT what it knows about Air Time Critical®. Find out the answer of that AI which managed to define our core profession and delivered a relevant presentation of our urgent transport solutions.


ATC® Slovakia takes part in the 2022 CEE Automotive Supply Chain

CEE Automotive Supply Chain took place on 11 and 12 October 2022. This was an opportunity for Air Time Critical® to contribute to the debates about ecology, sustainable development, the shortage of semiconductors and the ever-increasing energy prices.

Urgent transport from China – Remain in control 24-7

Urgent transport from China – Remain in control 24-7

Save valuable time with ATC®’s priority air freight solutions, suitable for all your urgent deliveries to/from China. Refer to our compiled list of Chinese cities in which we operate 24/7.

Urgent shipments to Hong Kong – Is OBC currently the best option

Urgent shipments to Hong Kong – Is OBC currently the best option?

Following the tightening of Covid restrictions in China, priority air freight is currently the most suitable solution for an urgent delivery to Hong Kong. Find out why now with Air Time Critical®.

July Holidays: Are your suppliers open ?

July Holidays: Are your suppliers open in USA, CZ, and Turkey?

The month of July is rich in holidays. Are your suppliers open for shipments to the Czech Republic, Turkey, USA? Anticipate these public holidays to organize your most urgent transport and ensure your deliveries on time.

Dragon Boat Festival

03-05 June: Dragon Boat Festival public holidays in China

China and Hong Kong are preparing for the Dragon Boat Festival. This year it will take place on Friday June 3 and will be followed by 2 additional public holidays on Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5. If this period is affecting your supply chain, do not hesitate to contact Air Time Critical® for a quick, tailor-made solution.

Paris-Casablanca: a bespoke, Michelin-starred return private flight

Private flight: Paris-Casablanca, a bespoke & starred flight!

When it comes to organising private flights, using the services of an operator familiar with business aircrafts guarantees you the best advice and hassle-free travel. The following Paris-Casablanca private flight case study illustrates this perfectly.

Semiconductors & automotive industry - Supply chain crisis

Semiconductors & automotive industry: Supply chain crisis

The worldwide semiconductor shortage is significantly affecting the European automotive industry. This caused the temporary shutdown of many automotive sites and strongly impacted production.

United States Reopening International Flights – On Board Courier

USA Reopen to International Flights – Is OBC Worth it?

The Covid-19 crisis had prevented any travel from Europe to the United States. However, as of 9 November 2021, the USA announced they were reopening their borders. This means that transport by On Board Courier can now resume for urgent shipments.

Air Freight China–France - What time frames

Air Freight China-France: What time frames?

Priority air freight vs standard air freight: What are the differences? Check out delivery times between China and France for these two transportation methods.

Malaysia: Priority Freight & semiconductor crisis

Malaysia: Priority Freight & semiconductor crisis

Emergency shipment from Malaysia? Semiconductor crisis? Air Time Critical® takes care of your urgent freight from Malaysia! Enjoy an exceptional service thanks to our solid experience.

Proforma Commercial Invoices

The proper use of proforma and commercial invoices

With Air Time Critical®, find out how to make best use of proforma and commercial invoices, essential document for an international shipping.

Express or Priority Freight

Express or Priority Freight?

Thanks to Air Time Critical®, learn more about priority or express air freight: What is the difference? Which one is right for you?

On Board Courier - Express van

When On Board Courier beats an express van

Find out, with Air Time Critical®’s example delivery schedule from Central Europe to the UK, how an On Board Courier (or hand carry) can be faster than an express van for urgent deliveries within Europe.

Semiconductor crisis - Automotive industry

How is the semiconductor crisis impacting the automotive industry?

The global semiconductor shortage associated with the pandemic has severely affected the European automotive industry. What caused this crisis? Are we facing a long term flea shortage? Read more with Air Time Critical®.

Taiwan - Priority freight

Priority freight from-to Taiwan

Taiwan priority freight, Air Time Critical® handle your urgent shipments to/from Taiwan. Enjoy outstanding service thanks to our extensive experience and strong partnerships with reputable agents.

Air freight - Chinese New Year

Air freight and Chinese New Year, get ready!

Get your air freight ready for Chinese New Year holidays: Find out more about important dates, restrictions for air freight and customs office hours. Plan your urgent shipments with Air Time Critical® in advance.

Belgium airports - Air Charter

Belgian airports open for air charter

Find the list of airports open in Belgium and their various constraints for air charters during this Covid-19 period.

Covid - Repatriation flight Morocco-France

Repatriation flight Morocco-France – Coronavirus

Discover how Air Time Critical® helped a company to repatriate in emergency 29 of its employees from Morocco to France during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Urgent delivery CZ-UK - Air Charter

Air charter: Urgent delivery CZ-UK in under 12 hours?

How to deliver to a distance of 1500 km in less than 12 door-to-door hours? An impossible challenge? Fortunately, there is a solution that the general public does not know much about the air charter.

Brexit - Minimize disruption

Brexit & logistics: how to minimize the disruption

Do you want to be able to avoid the logistical disruptions linked to Brexit? Be ready whatever the scenario? Air Time Critical® provide you with all the solutions to best manage your post-Brexit logistics.

China - Trouble-free customs clearance

Trouble-free customs clearance with China

Exporting and clearing goods in China is not easy. Here you will find a list of rules and standards to follow that will save you from any difficulty during customs clearance.

Air Freight solutions - India

Express air freight from and to India door-door

Air Time Critical® operates in India and covers the 16 major industrial centers of the country. Contact us if you have shipments to organize to India or from an Indian supplier.