Air Freight

Worldwide Export and Import Services

AFI UK Ltd has decades of experience in world wide air-cargo and air-freight export and import services. Located at the heart of the World Freight Terminal in Manchester Airport and handling all worldwide flights, we offer a personalised and professional approach to each individual client in the most cost effective manner.

We have the ability to provide you with a range of comprehensive worldwide export services to suit your individual needs. AFI UK Ltd is a fully-appointed IATA air cargo agent that has built a reputation on a commitment to customer service that is simply second to none.



We are a fully appointed IATA air cargo agent and offer a variety of comprehensive worldwide export services to suit your individual needs. Via our overseas agent network we are able to offer full door to door and door to airport options to suit.

Through our dedicated collection services, we can arrange same-day collection from most of the UK. This enables us to provide prompt exportation and is supported by full Pre and Post flight information

Our Export Service Offerings

  • Direct airline and consolidation services with comprehensive pricing structure
  • Consular Work – Certificates of Origin, Legalisation etc.
  • Dangerous Goods – Qualified Packing & Documentary personnel
  • General Packing – Can be provided at shippers site or on exportation
  • Banking – Letters of Credit can be prepared & authorised prior to export
  • Perishables – Dry ice supply & storage facility prior to export
  • Hand Carry – We can provide personnel to hand-carry your shipment
  • Storage – Short & Long term storage can be accommodated


Advanced and professional planning is the key to the smooth flow of import cargo. Through our network of overseas partners we are able to offer a wide range or air import services.

On arrival in the UK, goods are usually available for Customs clearance within 2-3 hours and can then be submitted for clearance. All imports are processed through our own in-house computer system which is linked directly to HM Revenue & Customs CHIEF computer network. On average, 98% of imports are cleared immediately on input. This allows us to offer next-day and often same-day delivery.


Why Import With AFI

Our policy is always to over communicate, whether the enquiry is from an overseas agent or commercial customer. We believe that speed of response is so important, especially when a time difference is involved.

You can count on our:

  • Overseas network of agents to provide true door to door service
  • Import consignments processed quickly and cleared through customs same-day
  • Next-day and often same-day delivery to most areas of the UK
  • Entire World Freight Terminal within a two minute walk of our facility
  • 70% of British manufacturing located within a two hour drive

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