e-AWB Implementation Toolkit
Follow the check-list!
Implementing e-AWB is easy! IATA developed the 3 quick reference guides to help airlines, freight forwarders and ground handlers:
Best practices and recommendations
The eAWB Advisory Group and other industry e-AWB participants have agreed on the following best practices and recommendations:
Multilateral or bilateral e-AWB agreement?
- Resolution 672, also known as the multilateral e-AWB agreement, is a critical tool to start e-AWB. Visit the dedicated webpage!
- Some business partners may alternatively wish to do e-AWB under the bilateral e-AWB agreement which is provided in Recommended Practice (RP) 1670. Download copy of RP1670.
e-AWB requires the exchange of electronic messages. You find here an overview of the involved electronic messages.
It is recommended to use either Cargo-XML or Cargo-IMP messages to support e-AWB.