air waybill

= air consignment note
A document made out by a consignor of goods by air freight to facilitate swift delivery of the goods to the consignee. It gives the name of the consignor and the loading airport, the consignee and the airport of destination, a description of the goods, the value of the goods, and the marks, number, and dimensions of the packages.

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  • Air waybill — (AWB) or air consignment note refers to a receipt issued by an international courier company for goods and an evidence of the contract of carriage, but it is not a document of title to the goods. Hence, the AWB is non negotiable.The AWB has a… …   Wikipedia

  • air waybill — UK US noun [C] (also air bill) COMMERCE ► TRANSPORT the document that goes with a package that is sent by air, giving the details of what is inside the package, what it is worth, who it is for, etc.: »You can track the progress of your air cargo… …   Financial and business terms

  • air waybill — a nonnegotiable shipping document evidencing the contract between shipper and air carrier for transportation and delivery of cargo. Abbr.: AWB Also, airwaybill. Also called airbill, waybill; esp. Brit., air consignment note, consignment note. * * …   Universalium

  • air waybill — a nonnegotiable shipping document evidencing the contract between shipper and air carrier for transportation and delivery of cargo. Abbr.: AWB Also, airwaybill. Also called airbill, waybill; esp. Brit., air consignment note, consignment note …   Useful english dictionary

  • air waybill — Fin a U.K. term for a receipt issued by an airline for goods to be freighted. It is not a document of title …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Air Waybill - AWB — A document that accompanies goods shipped by an international courier to provide detailed information about the shipment and allow it to be tracked. The air waybill has multiple copies so that each party involved in the shipment can document it.… …   Investment dictionary

  • house air waybill — ( house AWB; HAB) An air waybill issued by an air freight consolidator . Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Master Air Waybill — ( MAB) A document issued by the originating airline when and if a shipment involves more than one air carrier. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Waybill — Admiralty law History …   Wikipedia

  • waybill — A document (that looks like a bill of lading) issued by a carrier that describes the goods to be transported and that details the shipping particulars. Waybills are issued by both air carriers (air waybills) and ship lines (sea waybills). They… …   Financial and business terms

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