Whether it’s replacement equipment, last-minute orders, or made-to-measure spares, there will be times when shipments are so vital they simply must fly. Critical is our non-off-loadable product for shipments that require more than just speed.
With new and enhanced shipment monitoring, priority check-in desks at London Heathrow and Madrid, as well as guaranteed capacity with no restrictions on size, weight or volume, Critical will stop at nothing to ensure that shipments are securely accelerated through our network to their final destination.
Critical is available for Constant Climate shipments as well. Offering IAG Cargo’s highest onboard priority for temperate controlled pharma shipments.
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Nothing showcases our dedication to serving the needs of the emergency shipment market than the global businesses that entrust us with their time sensitive cargo. From formula one tyres, to aircraft spares, when something urgently needs moving, we're there to get it done. Watch below to see how we partnered with Boeing helping them move critical shipments across the globe.
Up to 14 days before STD
Freight and Document Cut Off
90 min before STD** (London 120 min / Madrid 150 min)
Freight and Document Availability
90 min after ATA**
Weight and Volume Limits
Operating aircraft limits apply for loose freight**
Not allowed: Livestock, Human Remains, Valuables, WET Goods, Dangerous Goods*, No Customs Productions
In the unlikely event that your cargo does not fly as planned we will notify you within 2 hours of ATD**. We then ensure your cargo arrives at its destination within 24 hours of the original STA
Track and Trace Availability
Track the status of your cargo here or download the IAG Cargo mobile app
In the unlikely event that your cargo does not fly as planned we will refund 50% of freight charges, subject to terms and conditions
Guaranteed Capacity for all shipments subject to aircraft and operational limitations
Block Space Agreements only
Special Handling Code
*Subject to station capabilities
**Subject to local conditions and flight schedule.
At IAG, we're committed to offering you the highest levels of service. To demonstrate our commitment to service delivery, Critical offers a performance guarantee so should your cargo not fly as booked, we'll refund 50% of your freight charges - subject to the specific terms and conditions of this product. The performance guarantee covers pre-paid shipments only.
In the event that your shipment is eligible for this guarantee, and in order to request a refund, simply submit the required information in the fields below. We will advise on refund eligibility within 4 working days.