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World-renowned air cargo charter solutions

With 50 years of experience in the cargo air charter market, we work with clients and experienced carriers to arrange the delivery of your time-critical air cargo, heavy and outsize equipment, humanitarian goods and all other types of freight.

From automotive components and manufacturing materials to energy industry structures and life-saving aid supplies, the air cargo charters we arrange ensure that all your shipments reach their destination on budget and on schedule.

Read on for more information about our cargo aircraft services and why Chapman Freeborn are setting the standards for others to follow.

We offer:

  • Available 24/7/365
  • Global coverage
  • Award-winning service
  • 50 years of expertise
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Our areas of expertise

air cargo aircraft parts


Timing is a critical factor in the aerospace sector and we can source air cargo charters to deliver the parts you need, on schedule. Whether it’s engine movements, prototype cargo, dangerous goods or on-board couriers you require assistance with, we can help you.

Car Air Freight Automotive Air Cargo


It doesn’t matter to us whether you’re looking to transport fully assembled vehicles or small individual components, we can help those in the automotive sector arrive at a solution that suits all parties.

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Dangerous goods

When transporting potentially hazardous materials, safety is of paramount importance. When you arrange a cargo air charter with us, you can rest assured that we’ll take every precaution to ensure all safety measures have been meticulously adhered to.


Energy, Oil & gas

Our decades of experience servicing the energy industry means we’re perfectly placed to organise cargo air charters for a range of needs. Whether it’s transporting crew for rotations, dispersants for oil spills or equipment such as wellheads and valves, we’ve got you covered.


Heavy & outsize

When it comes to moving large pieces of equipment, we can help you with every aspect of the service. That includes organising inspections, advising on packing requirements, loading supervision and arranging cranes or other specialist lifting apparatus.

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Humanitarian aid

We’re able to react quickly in times of emergency and in the past we’ve arranged cargo aircraft services that have helped the United Nations, governments and international NGOs in their response to tsunamis, earthquakes, floods and other humanitarian crises.

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Intradco Global - equine and animal transport

We have a specialist division, Intradco Global, which caters for the transportation of equine and animals of all kinds. The well-being of those animals will always be our number one priority, and our in-flight team will be on hand to ensure they receive expert, professional care during the journey.

On Board Courier

On board courier

This is another area that we serve through a specialist division, Chapman Freeborn OBC. We boast a global network of couriers who assist clients across all sectors, and our team will take care of all the details including flight bookings and customs legislation.

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Time-critical solutions

We can arrange air cargo charters to ensure your shipment arrives at its destination on schedule. When time is of the essence, you can rely on us to provide the support you need, no matter the nature of your cargo or where across the world it’s bound for.

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Chapman Freeborn: The air cargo charter specialists

Nothing is too large, too small or too difficult

The world's leading aircraft charter company. With five decades of air cargo charter experience we will safely transport your freight.

We analyse route, payload and timescale in order to propose the most suitable cargo aircraft for your requirements. We can also organise part-charters, backloads and other commercially innovative solutions for ad hoc, peak-season and project cargo.

This, coupled with our volume buying power and airline relationships, frequently enables us to provide our clients with superbly competitive pricing.

Whatever your cargo air charter requirements, our specialist team is here to help you find the solution.

As air cargo charter specialists with 50 years’ experience, we’re fully confident of delivering a solution that perfectly fits your requirements.

To request a quote for an air cargo charter, simply fill out the form below and we’ll do everything we can to help.

Why choose us for your air cargo charter?

These are just some of the reasons why we’re regarded as among the very best when it comes to delivering air cargo charter solutions:


We’ve been providing cargo aircraft services for 50 years. In that time, we’ve covered nine million air miles and we help to arrange 29,000 flights a year, so you can relax safe in the knowledge that we have a wealth of expertise. We understand the industry and how to solve the challenges you face.


We’re proud to be a member of the Avia Solutions Group, the largest aerospace business group in Central and Eastern Europe, which gives us access to an even greater level of resources and expertise.

Specialist knowledge

Our team of professionals are experts in their field. They’ll take the time to listen carefully to your needs and, armed with that information, will be able to source the cargo air charter that’s perfectly suited to your requirements.


Over the years, we’ve developed a reputation of being a truly dependable firm and our rating of ‘excellent’ on Trustpilot is proof of that.

Global coverage

We have real-time access to the latest information regarding availability worldwide and we boast an extensive database that enables us to match the right air cargo charter to your needs.


Over the last decade, we’ve received more than 20 top air cargo charter awards for service and innovation, including industry accolades from Air Cargo News, Air Cargo Week, Payload Asia, STAT Trade Times and TIACA.