Import Cargo is received by AAI from Airlines on said to
contain and said to weigh basis as per Import General Manifestation (IGM).
"Delivery of the consignment is effected against the Delivery Order from
the airline and after Customs 'out of charge' on payment of applicable AAI
charges". Import cargo which remains unclaimed beyond 30 days of landing is
liable to be disposed off in terms of Section 48 of the Customs Act, 1962. AAI
is not associated in examination of contents of packages at any stage.
Examination is carried out by Customs in the presence of consignee or their
Last updated on - 18 June 2010