Types of cargo
Shipments of durable goods that do not require special treatment such as shoes, textiles, and spare parts, among others. For loads that require special treatment, RwandAir in Zambia offers solutions according to a customer’s needs.
Applies for articles that may break or be damaged upon being transported because of their characteristics, form, or packaging. This type of cargo has to be properly packed with materials that protect, particularly with cushioning material. Articles that fall in this category include but not limited to computers, dishes/plates, cellular telephones, TVs, ceramics and crystal.
Goods that are likely to spoil if not kept refrigerated such as fruits, flowers, vegetables, meats, eggs, medicines and fish.
For customers that have lost a loved one, RwandAir is able to transport human remains. Customers can be assured that the departed person will be given the highest quality of service on the journey to their final resting place.
Bodies must be embalmed and packed in this order: a zinc or iron metal box (hermetic), absorbent material, a wooden box (casket), cardboard, and finally a wooden crate with handles. Maximum dimensions: Length=190cm, width=80 cm, height=70 cm.
Includes gold, platinum, banknotes, securities, and many more. For the transport of valuable goods, government authorisation and regulations, commercial agreements and procedures must be agreed upon before transport.
RwandAir accepts animals as air cargo. The airline seeks to help its clients to overcome the complexities of international live animal movements by providing specialised facilities and vets to help simplify the entire journey. Their team is committed to providing a smooth and comfortable flight.
Articles or substances that may pose risks to human health, safety, security, property, or the environment. Apart from radioactive materials, this airline will transport dangerous goods substances in accordance with IATA regulations acceptable on the passenger aircraft. Arrangements must be done before uplift.