DHL PROVIDES THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR AIR SHIPPING

Efficient and Flexible Air Shipments

In times when speed and efficiency have become essential for businesses and individuals alike, especially in large countries such as Brazil, DHL offers a secure and flexible service that helps to shorten the gap.

You can find an option tailored to your needs. We offer several air shipping services in Brazil and abroad that allow you to customize your air freight: For simple bulk cargo, large or heavy items, shipments with specific requirements, as well as dangerous goods, perishables, and valuables.

Our Products

All products include:

  • Door-to-door service with other options available
  • Defined lead times
  • Optional Cargo Insurance
  • End-to-end visibility
  • Optional Customs Brokerage
Legend Included Not Included
Typical transit time
Globally available
Pick up time
One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network
Dangerous goods
Oversized goods
Perishables
DHL Same Day Jetline Mission Critical Next Flight Out
Typical transit time

Within 24 hours 1, 2

Globally available
Pick up time

60 min 3

One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network Not Included
Dangerous goods Included
Oversized goods Included
Perishables Not Included
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DHL Same Day Jetline

Mission Critical Next Flight Out

A fully flexible unaccompanied air service with an immediate pick-up and door-to-door dedicated delivery. This is offered via the next commercial or network flight out, within the shortest possible time.
  • Globally available, next flight out unaccompanied service
  • Door-to-door 24/7/365 service
  • Pick-up typically within 60 minutes of order
  • One transparent door-to-door price
  • End-to-end proactive tracking and monitoring
  • Online, real-time tracking
  • Customs clearance/document preparation
  • Dangerous goods and temperature-controlled handling

Our additional ‘secure’ service level meets high security and emergency needs, with an accompanied door-to-door pick-up and delivery, provided by an onboard courier or chartered aircraft.


DHL Same Day Speedline Mission Critical Best Flight Out
Typical transit time

Within 24 hours 1, 2

Globally available
Pick up time

120 min ³

One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network Not Included
Dangerous goods Included
Oversized goods Included
Perishables Not Included
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DHL Same Day Speedline

Mission Critical Best Flight Out

A flexible, unaccompanied air service, based on the best flight out. Designed for urgent international shipments through DHL Global Forwarding’s network and partners, the service includes expedited pick-up and delivery.
  • Best flight out service within a defined network
  • Door-to-door 24/7/365 service
  • Pick-up typically within 120 minutes of order
  • One transparent door-to-door price
  • End-to-end proactive tracking and monitoring
  • Online, real-time tracking
  • Customs clearance/document preparation
  • Dangerous goods and temperature-controlled


DHL Air Priority Urgent Air Freight
Typical transit time

1-2 days

Globally available
Pick up time

Standard

One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network Not Included
Dangerous goods Not Included
Oversized goods Not Included
Perishables Included
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DHL Air Priority

Urgent Air Freight

Ideal for time-sensitive freight, delivered in the fastest possible door-to-door freight forwarding transit time. 

Using the first scheduled carrier flight out, this service delivers accelerated shipment clearance and handling at origin and destination. 

  • Globally available service
  • Typical door-to-door transit time of 1–2 days 
  • Priority treatment throughout the network for freight shipments
  • Prioritized status with carriers
  • Door-to-door delivery with other options available
  • Import/export customs brokerage 
  • End-to-end real time visibility

DHL Airfreight Plus Day Definite Intra European & Intra Asia
Typical transit time

1-5 days 4

Globally available
Pick up time

Standard

One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network Not Included
Dangerous goods Included
Oversized goods Included
Perishables Not Included
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DHL Airfreight Plus

Day Definite Intra European & Intra Asia

Simplifying air freight transport, this service offers a range of day definite transit times for door-to-door intra-European and intra-Asia freight shipments, in one all-inclusive rate. 

Built upon DHL’s feeder and carrier network, shipments benefit from daily departures, fixed schedules and local DHL expertise.

  • Network coverage for intra-European and intra-Asia Pacific freight shipments 
  • Three door-to-door transit time service levels: Priority (1-2 days), Classic (2-3 days) and Deferred (2-5 days) 
  • One all-inclusive price, quoted and invoiced
  • Door-to-door delivery, with other options available, depending on customer demand 
  • Handling high value, oversized or dangerous goods 
  • Import/export customs brokerage 
  • End-to-end real time visibility

DHL Air Connect Fast & Affordable Air Freight
Typical transit time

3-5 days

Globally available
Pick up time

Standard

One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network Not Included
Dangerous goods Included
Oversized goods Included
Perishables Not Included
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DHL Air Connect

Fast & Affordable Air Freight

A fast and flexible choice for moving a wide range of freight shipments from anywhere to anywhere.
  • Globally available service
  • Typical transit time of 3-5 days 
  • Cargo transportation for freight of all shapes, sizes and types – including dangerous and oversized goods  
  • Door-to-door, all inclusive delivery with other options available 
  • Freight benefits from both DHL and commercial global uplift 
  • A team of highly trained certified dangerous goods experts at all our locations 
  • Higher priority uplift versus DHL Air Economy but lower than DHL Air Priority
  • Import/export customs brokerage 
  • End-to-end real time visibility


DHL Air Economy Economical Air Freight
Typical transit time

5-7 days

Globally available
Pick up time

Standard

One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network Not Included
Dangerous goods Not Included
Oversized goods Not Included
Perishables Not Included
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DHL Air Economy

Economical Air Freight

Using the most economical routing and carrier selection, this cost-effective product doesn’t compromise on customer service. 

This globally available and reliable service is ideal for less time-sensitive freight.

  • Cost effective, global service
  • Typical transit time of 5-7 days 
  • Service for general cargo (no dangerous goods, oversized or temperature-controlled cargo) 
  • Door-to-door service with other options available 
  • Freight consolidated at our regional hubs allowing greater shipment control 
  • Import/export customs brokerage 
  • End-to-end real time visibility

DHL Air Charter Specialist Cargo Handling
Typical transit time

Upon request

Globally available
Pick up time

Standard

One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network Not Included
Dangerous goods Included
Oversized goods Included
Perishables Included
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DHL Air Charter

Specialist Cargo Handling

Providing flexible capacity and routing options for your special lift requirements.

From new product launches and line-down situations to handling oversize, heavyweight or other special freight, we have qualified charter experts in key centers of trade.

  • Globally available 
  • Flexible capacity and routing options for special lift requirements 
  • Handling oversized, heavyweight cargo, dangerous goods, perishables and valuable freight 
  • Freight movement coordinated to the Customer’s precise schedule 
  • DHL controls the shipment from pick-up to final delivery 
  • Qualified and experienced charter experts in key centers of trade 
  • Import/export customs brokerage provided 
  • End-to-end real time visibility

DHL Air Thermonet Standard Temperature Controlled Air Freight
Typical transit time

Upon request

Globally available
Pick up time

Standard

One all-inclusive price
Day definite delivery
Proactive shipment monitoring & response
GDP compliant network Included
Dangerous goods Not Included
Oversized goods Not Included
Perishables Not Included
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DHL Air Thermonet

Standard Temperature Controlled Air Freight

Offering 24/7/365 proactive shipment monitoring and intervention, this service delivers regulatory compliance with high visibility of the Customer’s product movement throughout the supply chain. 

Meeting global standards for temperature-controlled life sciences air freight shipments, the service is supported by our global Good Distribution Practice (GDP) compliant network of certified life sciences stations.

Adhering to regulatory compliant customer procedures, this service is managed through the industry-dedicated IT system ‘Learn More aboutLearn More aboutLifeTrack’.

  • A single global network of certified life sciences stations managed by and compliant to DGF’s GDP guidelines 
  • 24/7/365 proactive shipment monitoring and intervention
  • Single Quality Management System with DGF GDP guidelines embedded into the processes 
  • Over 4,500 trained and certified life sciences specialists 
  • End-to-end SOP driven process, delivering the highest quality standards 
  • Shipment visibility and monitoring supported by in-transit temperature data and monitoring RFID 
  • Import/export customs brokerage provided

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¹ Including weekend operations

² Depending on origin & destination

³ Pick up time from order (standard shipments)

⁴ DHL Airfreight Plus has 3 day definite service levels: Priority 1-2, Classic 2-3 & Deferred 3-5 days

Why Choose Us?

Our flexible and diverse products, global reach & local knowledge, all delivered hassle-free by our Air Freight Experts.

  • A range of time-specific options from economical routing to first flight out and even Same Day, delivering reliability at the speed you need
  • Total flexibility over delivery choices (e.g. door-to-door, airport-to-airport) enables you to customize your Air Freight
  • Preferential carrier access ensures your cargo receives transit time reliability, worldwide
  • Over 7,000 Air Freight Experts in more than 190 countries ensuring smooth transit of your cargo

Thinking Things Over or Unsure Which Product to Choose?

Get in contact with our Air Freight Experts to discuss your requirements or get a quick quote while it's on your mind!

  • Operating with over 15,000 flights per week in all major markets worldwide, we provide a range of options with dedicated schedules. By working with selected airlines and following the schedules of the main routes in the world, this allows you to make a reliable plan that helps to increase your efficiency. In this way, you will be able to choose delivery times ranging from cost-effective routes to Same Day deliveries. For urgent deliveries, we have the option of 24-hour transit time, which even operates on weekends. And, for example, DHL Airfreight Plus has three levels of service with fixed day delivery: Priority (1 to 2 days), Classic (2 to 3 days) and Deferred (3 to 5 days). Finally, we offer you many alternatives to better meet your deadline and price requirements.

    Our services include: Assurance of a defined deadline, urgent deliveries, door-to-door service with other available options, optional cargo insurance, tracking at all stages, and optional customs clearance. Whether with standard or priority shipment, with specialized cargo handling, or temperature-controlled transportation, we will have an air freight service option tailored to your needs.

  • We have shipping options in the automotive, chemical, retail, technology, consumer, engineering and manufacturing, science, and health sectors. We offer temperature-controlled air freight shipping, oversized and specialized cargo transportation solutions. With our more than 850 offices, we are always present where and when our customers need us.

    We can, for example, ship products as consolidated cargo and then divide and distribute it in our controlled network. We have chartering solutions for large and heavy cargo, dangerous goods, and valuables.

    If you need to choose a more economical option, then we also offer a solution that combines air, sea, and road freight. This is a perfect combination that meets delivery schedule requirements and costs.

    For more details on the most suitable solution, you can check the types of services we offer. Whether you need to transport urgent cargo or even air shipment with specific demands, we are there to offer the best option for your cargo.

  • DHL is committed to ensuring greater flexibility in your cargo's transit. That's why, to be your ideal partner and ensure greater transit time reliability, we have more than 7,000 air shipping transportation specialists in over 190 countries. Plus, our partnership with carriers and our customs expertise ensures safe and hassle-free delivery of your cargo.

    Our efforts in security and compliance are unmatched. All of our services offer the option of customs clearance, because we have experienced specialists in customs and regulation to ensure the fast and safe movement of your air shipment.

  • Speed and reliability are priorities for us, as well as meeting delivery deadlines. Therefore, by using our tracking service you will avoid any stress or anxiety involved in managing air shipping. You will be able to check your cargo through our track & trace feature.

  • In the context of today's world, we know that all companies must work to reduce emissions, waste, and other impacts on the environment, thus ensuring a better world for future generations. DHL is also focused on further improving its commitment to the environment, which is why we offer a lower carbon footprint freight option, combining sea and air transportation. This is a green, fast and, cost-effective solution for everyone.

    You can also use the carbon footprint calculator, which shows your emission report.

  • Thanks largely to our 50 years of experience, DHL has steadily become one of the world's largest and most reliable freight transportation partners. We offer a big range of services by air, land, and sea, to deliver your cargo domestically or internationally to over 220 countries.

    Here at DHL, we do our best to help companies and individuals plan their finances. Our prices are always clear from the beginning, which guarantees that you will not have unexpected surcharges in the end. If you do not know which service to choose or are in doubt about which solution is best for you, contact us or even feel free to request a quote.