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Mid Autumn Festival 2016 - Emergency freight and OBC contingency plan - Air Time Critical Delivery

Mid Autumn Festival 2016 – Emergency freight and OBC contingency plan

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Mid Autumn Festival – contingency plan for emergency freight and On Board courier


China’s Mid Autumn Festival 2016 is celebrated from 15-18th of September 2016.

To many Chinese, Mid Autumn Festival is considered as the second most important festival after the Chinese New Year. Holidays will be followed in China and neighbour countries from the 15th to the 18th included.

During the Mid Autumn Festival most of the companies, governmental departments and institutions in will be closed.

Air time critical® will stay open but emergency solutions will be only partially available through our On board courier service or Priority air freight service.

Contingency plan for emergency freight and Hand carry service below:


>>>>>>On board courier / On Board Courier service:

During the Mid Autumn Festival, On board courier services in China will be available only through PVG Shanghai due to Customs closure in other major airports such as PEK Beijing, CAN Guangzhou,XMN Xiamen, DLC Dalian.


>>>>>Emergency air freight solutions (cargo) :

1/ Urgent Exports:  priority air freight service is available for export from PVG, PEK and CAN only.

-PVG exports= OK
-PEK exports=OK
-CAN exports=OK

2/ Urgent Imports: priority air freight service will be unavailable in PVG, PEK, CAN for the whole period, till the 18th of September. However Air time critical can organize a quick clearance and express delivery of these shipments as soon as the custom offices open again.

-PVG, PEK, CAN, major airports imports = CLOSED
-Imports = back from 18SEPT
-Inspections = CLOSED

>>Inspections: in case of an inspection during the Mid Autumn Festival: shipments subject to inspections or shipments randomly checked for security or custom reason will be kept at the airport till the end of the official holidays (19 of September)


HKG Hong Kong will be open as usual for the whole period for inbound & outbound clearance.



For any request, please feel free to contact us to know what tailor made solution is available for your emergency shipment. 

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