Dangerous Goods

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Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods or restricted articles are described as products or substances that are capable of posing a significant risk to health, safety or property when transported by air. These articles require special handling and procedures established by IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations for air transportation.

We have specialized personnel to handle in a safe, secure, responsible and diligent manner all Dangerous Goods’ shipments.

Main features of the service:

  • Boarding priority
  • Specialized handling by trained and highly qualified personnel
  • Storage in specialized areas
  • Our Freighter fleet allows us to handle a wider variety of dangerous goods


Some of the items deemed dangerous are:

  • Compressed gases (flammable, non-flammable and toxic) gas canister, compressed air cylinders, aerosols or diving air tanks
  • Corrosive substances (acid, alkaline): wet cell battery
  • Explosives: weapons, munitions or pyrotechnics materials
  • Flammable liquids or solids: lighter fuel, matches and items that are easily ignited
  • Radioactive materials
  • Oxidizing or irritant materials: bleaching agents, peroxide, hydrogen peroxide
  • Toxic or poisonous materials: arsenic, cyanide, insecticides or herbicides
  • Infectious substances and laboratory samples for diagnosis


All items classified as dangerous goods must be tendered to the carrier as follows:

  • Properly classified, labeled and with the proper name of the article being shipped
  • Properly packaged, according to the applicable Packaging Instructions according to IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
  • Properly labeled, according to the risks that the article can represent during air transport
  • Accompanied by “The Shipper Declaration of Dangerous Goods” form, properly completed and signed


There are some special requirements the shipper needs to consider:

  • There are some substances and articles that are restricted for air transportation, please review IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations Manuals
  • Shipper must check with local authorities at origin, transit and destination any restrictions and/or special documentation required for the shipments
  • Shipper must check with our local office the restrictions per carrier that might apply