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Air Freight Services

PBS International Freight is a highly experienced air freight forwarder with over 20 years in the industry. If you’re looking for express shipping services then you’ll find that our ability to arrange export paperwork on your behalf, and our incomparable collection of worldwide contacts make for the fastest transportation possible.

Today, we are able to offer air freight forwarding services to or from almost any country in the world, and deal with cargoes of any size – from sending personal effects overseas for expats, to scheduling entire planes to transport large military and commercial freight.

Our friendly expert team of advisors are available to guide you through any air freight requirements you may have.

Please request your no-obligation quote today or contact us to discuss how we can help:

TEL: 01293 551140, EMAIL:


  • Customs Clearance (Direct link with HMRC)
  • Pet Clearances / TRACES Commercial
  • Transhipments/ NCTS
  • Bonded Warehouse (removal authorisation to move uncleared shipments into our warehouse)
  • Accompanied baggage & MIB Arrivals through UK terminals
  • Perishable Goods / PEACH Approval


Please call our Import team to explain further about any service that you may require or are interested in.



Please call our export team to explain further about any service that you may require or are interested in.

Air Freight Frequently Asked Questions

How much is air freight from China?

The cost of Air Freight from China is generally calculated on a case by case basis. It depends on the volume of the merchandise you are shipping. Request a shipping quote to discuss the cost of moving your shipment.

What is chargeable weight for air freight?

Air freight shipment cost is calculated on chargeable weight, which is either the volumetric weight or gross weight, whichever is greater.

To find our your shipment’s chargeable weight, request a quote.

Do I need a Customs Clearance Agent?

Thanks to our direct links with HMRC, PBS International can offer all clients an efficient and reliable Customs clearance service at the major UK gateways. Find out more about our request a quote or get in contact for more help.

Do I need an export license?

If you are shipping restricted products to certain countries, such as military goods or radioactive materials, then an export license may be required.

Get in touch to find out more.

Is air freight more expensive than sea freight?

Air freight can often be more expensive than sea freight, however, it’s also faster, safer and more reliable than ocean freight. To find out more, request a quote to find out more.