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air waybill (AWB)
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Type of bill of lading that serves as a (1)
by an airline (carrier) and (2) as a
contract of carriage
. It includes (a)
conditions of carriage
(among other terms and conditions) the carrier's
procedures, (b) a
of the goods, and (c) applicable charges. The airline
has adopted a
for AWB which is used throughout the world for both
. Unlike a bill of lading, an AWB is a
, does not specify on which
will be sent, or when it will reach its destination.
See also forwarder's air waybill. Also called airbill or air
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air waybill (AWB)
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