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The 2024 edition of Air Cargo China will be hosted at the SNIEC (Shanghai New International Expo Centre). The event dates are set between 25.06.2024 and 27.06.2024. Due to China removing its domestic pandemic-related limitations, the event site will not include Covid-19 safety precautions. Attendees, however, should note that because of the ongoing travel restrictions, they will be asked to fill out a Health Declaration Form that is available on the China Customs website. They will also have to present a negative test result no older than 48 hours before departure.  

A Brief Overview of Air Cargo China

Continuous technological innovation and intensifying globalisation have ushered in a brand-new era for the transport and logistics industry. Air Cargo China reflects the current state of the market, showcasing emerging technologies and services, and plays a relevant role in the shaping of the air cargo sector in China. The international trade fair operates in Shanghai with key international decision-makers present and a passionate audience of buyers and experts alike.

Make your hotel booking for Air Cargo China early on to get the most affordable rates in Shanghai, China. GETA Ltd makes sure hotel accommodation for trade shows doesn’t cost a small fortune and handles any issues with the language barrier. Hand our team a price range, and we will send you the best hotels close to Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Get in touch early to get excellent rooms within minutes from the exhibition centre. You’ll always be close to a bus line or the metro for a quick commute. GETA Ltd has handled groups of all sizes, so you are in the best possible hands. Give us a call today and place hotel reservations for Air Cargo China today.

Why Is Your Visit Worth It?

Unsure whether you’ll get a good return on investment going to air cargo China? We have taken out key details from the last edition’s statistics to show you just how important this exhibition is for the industry and how it positions you in an exceptional place to win big.

These are the numbers for transport logistic China, which is the parent fair during which air cargo China takes place: 

  • 5,000 square metres of exhibition space dedicated entirely to air cargo China;
  • 20+% increase in exhibition space compared to previous editions;
  • 26,300+ visitors from 67 countries and regions;
  • 300+ international exhibitors;
  • 7 national pavilions.

Industry Relevance 

air cargo China is a pivotal event in the airfreight sector in China. Since its inception in 2004, this prestigious trade fair has been held every two years, bringing together key players in the air cargo sector. The trade fair has proven itself to be an unparalleled platform for networking, showcasing products and services, and staying up-to-date with the latest trends and innovations.

Shanghai New International Expo Centre hosts air cargo China in a designated area of over 5000 square metres of dedicated exhibition space. It is where airlines, airports, forwarding agents, express services, cargo handling companies, logistic providers, and other industry stakeholders can freely engage with exhibitors, forge new partnerships, and explore the full spectrum of products, services, and equipment available today: 

  • DP equipment and control systems in ports, airports, terminals and in the infrastructure;
  • Air freight pallets;
  • Logistic systems for the air cargo industry;
  • Security systems;
  • Forwarding agents;
  • Airlines;
  • Airports;
  • Express, parcel, and courier services;
  • Freight centres/terminal operators;
  • Transhipment, warehouse, and cargo handling companies;
  • Logistics providers;
  • Charter brokers;
  • General sales agents;
  • Consulting, planning, and logistics consulting;
  • Organisations, trade associations;
  • Security services.

Air Cargo China apart is part of Transport Logistic China, Asia’s leading trade fair for logistics, IT, mobility, and supply chain management. As part of this larger fair, air cargo China greatly benefits from the synergy and access to larger players in related sectors. China has been on a steady rise as a leading economic force in the world, and the market is looking to expand. It’s the perfect venue for foreign exhibitors to break into the Chinese market. 

One of the significant advantages of air cargo China is its networking opportunities, whether it’s through the excellent layout in the exhibition portion or the first-rate knowledge programme. You have high-calibre presentations and discussions as part of the air cargo conference. The upcoming Air Cargo China in 2024 is expected to be one of the most important editions, as it’s going to be the first edition to be held live since the pandemic. The industry is more than ready to restart. 

Who Are You Going to Meet? 

The target audience for Air Cargo China includes airlines, cargo handling companies, forwarding agents, airports, express services and logistic providers. The vast majority of trade visitors are based in China. As an exhibitor, you are likely to meet with large buyers from every region in the country, as there’s a lot of new airfreight infrastructure being built as we currently speak. 

Most trade visitors occupy high-ranking positions in their respective companies, and their primary goals for attending the trade fair are to prepare for future purchases, conduct business and discover new products. The national pavilions on the exhibition floor belong to Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Malaysia, and Spain. 

Exhibitors are in a prime position to showcase their portfolios to buyers from all over the world – Australia, the US, Canada, Chile, Algeria, France, Spain, the UK, Denmark, Poland, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, India, Japan, and South Korea. 

Additional Value of Attending 

air cargo China goes beyond just an exhibition and provides a platform for knowledge exchange, industry discussions and recognition of outstanding achievements in the air cargo sector. The air cargo China Conference and the prestigious air cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards are integral parts of this significant event, attracting exhibitors and visitors alike.

The air cargo China Conference is a must-attend event for industry professionals seeking insights into the major challenges and emerging trends in the air cargo sector. The conference offers a unique opportunity to gather valuable information and gain a comprehensive understanding of the industry's current landscape. Entry is free of charge and the programme centres on the newest developments in air freight, both from an Asian and a global perspective, with top speakers taking the stage.

Recognizing excellence in the global air cargo industry, the air cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards is a prestigious event that brings together industry professionals in a formal yet enjoyable networking setting. Organised by AZura International, the publisher of Air Cargo Week, this glittering Gala Dinner is hosted annually in Shanghai and takes place during Air Cargo China. It serves as the largest and most authoritative celebration of excellence in the global air cargo industry. The World Air Cargo Awards feature ten categories, including honours such as Airfreight Forwarder of the Year and Cargo Airline of the Year.

Past editions


16.06.2020 - 18.06.2020


Cancelled because of COVID-19.


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How to get to AIR CARGO CHINA

On Foot

On Foot

Shanghai Pudong International Airport – not available

Shanghai Railway Station – not advisable



By Car

Shanghai Pudong International Airport – 30 mins via Shanghai Yingbin Expressway

Shanghai Railway Station – 25 mins via North-South Viaduct and Inner Ring Viaduct



By Public Transport

Shanghai Pudong International Airport – not available

Shanghai Railway Station – not available