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On Board Courier: express, in-person deliveries

A dedicated international courier boards a plane with your urgent shipments and remains with them until delivery at their final destination!

Air Time Critical® offers a professional, door-to-door on board courier solution (hand carry service): dedicated courier, customs clearance, visas, in-person delivery. A comprehensive onboard courier solution.

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On Board Courier
Quick response: most collections within the hour
Optimal tracking: regular updates directly from the OBC solution manager to guarantee optimal tracking at all times.
Transparent prices from our partner travel agencies who offer us their best rates.
International shipments: OBC couriers in France, Europe, China, Singapore, India, the USA, Mexico, Tunisia, etc.
Customs / Know-how: express customs clearance for some destinations – prepayment of import duties and customs taxes. Part of a large international network of IATA forwarding agents and AEO operators.
Express pre and post-carriage to destination, day and night, 24/7

Good to know!

What are the maximum dimensions of an On Board Courier?

The exact dimensions may change depending on the regulations of the airline used. In general, the standard dimensions are as follows:

  • In cabin: 1 individual package of less than 10 kg, maximum dimensions of 40 x 20 x 25 cm per package
  • In hold: parcels, cartons and boxes between 10 kg and 32 kg/piece, maximum total dimensions of 152 cm (L + w + h = 152 cm), 150 to 200 kg in total (subject to acceptance by the airline when booking the flight

Onboard courier, an extremely fast solution – International shipments within 24–48 hours

Average delivery time for On Board Courier (hand carry courier service) shipments within Europe and internationally:

OBC shipment within Europe delivered in 6 to 12 hours:

> Europe to Europe > Europe to/from North Africa

International OBC shipment within 24 hours:

> China and Asia to Europe > Europe to the USA, North America and Mexico > China to the USA and Canada

OBC shipment within 36 hours:

> Europe to South Africa > North America to Europe > India to Europe

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Onboard courier departures from Paris Roissy CDG, Paris Orly, Brussels, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, Madrid, Prague or from the other side of the world: couriers from Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Singapore, the USA, Mexico or India – Email us your transport request:

Air Time Critical® currently only offers emergency air cargo services to companies, not individuals. COVID-19 - Due to this unprecedented crisis and the large number of requests, we reserve the right to respond to only those requests that we are able to handle. Thank you for understanding.

Once at destination, the shipment is delivered in person for maximum reliability.

Our OBC air freight (hand carry delivery service) is the ideal solution for your sensitive or fragile shipments within Europe or for your urgent long-distance consignments: AOG (Aircraft On Ground) carriage, spare parts, prototypes, samples, pre-series, urgent letters, fixed-time tenders, and other time critical shipments.

In-person delivery offers additional security. Air Time Critical® notifies you as soon as the shipment is handed over to the consignee, and sends you a PDF proof of delivery.

An almost limitless list of destinations: France, England, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, or Romania for Europe; Morocco, Tunisia or, further afield: the USA, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, or even India.

Heavy or very large shipments?

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