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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
letter of credi...
air freight con...
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air waybill (AWB)
Popular 'International Trade & Relations' Terms
letter of credit (L/C)
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