Flight Cargo Tracking API

Get shipment tracking and AWB data with our API

The Flight Cargo Tracking API provides comprehensive, real-time tracking capabilities for air freight shipments, ensuring logistics managers and businesses can monitor their cargo’s journey every step of the way. It seamlessly integrates with existing logistics systems, offering automated updates on shipment status, including arrivals, departures, and any transit changes.

  • AWB
  • Location
  • Shipment status
  • Flight details
  • Shipment details
  • Notifications

Data included in the Flight Cargo Tracking API

Find your cargo using the tracking number and obtain all necessary information, such as the expected arrival date, status, or the details of the carrier aircraft.

  • AWB (Air Waybill): shipper’s name and address, consignee’s name and address, three-letter origin airport code, three-letter destination airport code, declared shipment value for customs, number of pieces, gross weight, a description of the goods, and any special instructions 
  • Location:  the current geographical position of the shipment. Includes specifics like the current airport, cargo handling facility, or any intermediate stopover points.
  • Shipment status: current status of the shipment, such as ‘In Transit’, ‘Delivered’, ‘On Hold’, ‘Awaiting Customs Clearance’, etc.
  • Flight details: flight numbers, names of the airlines, types of aircraft used
  • Notifications:  automated alerts that inform stakeholders about important events or changes in the shipment’s status

Sources and Process

  • Our system aggregates information from a wide array of reputable and reliable sources, including airline databases, airport records, and global logistics networks. This data is then subjected to rigorous quality checks to ensure accuracy and timeliness, leveraging advanced algorithms and expert oversight.
  • We continuously update our database to reflect real-time changes in flight schedules, airway bill statuses, and logistics movements. This process ensures that our clients receive the most current and dependable information for their needs.

Flight Cargo Tracking API Output - Developer Information

Cargo information based on AWB tracking number:


Based on the identifier code of the carrier flight


Response Example

Track status of individual flights
“id”: “a827f91c6d34e8b5f473d45ad098b3f2”,
“tracking_number”: “8741234567”,
“carrier_code”: “global-cargo”,
“status”: “in_transit”,
“origin”: “Germany”,
“destination”: “Canada”,
“shipper_info”: {
“name”: “Example Shipper GmbH”,
“address”: “123 Shipper Street, Berlin, Germany”
“consignee_info”: {
“name”: “Receiver Inc.”,
“address”: “456 Receiver Road, Toronto, Canada”
“origin_airport_code”: “MUC”,
“destination_airport_code”: “YYZ”,
“declared_value_for_customs”: “5000 USD”,
“shipment_details”: {
“number_of_pieces”: “2”,
“gross_weight”: “10kg”,
“dimensions”: “40x30x20 cm”,
“content_description”: “Electronic Components”,
“packaging_type”: “Standard Box”
“special_instructions”: “Handle with care – fragile components”,
“flight_details”: {
“flight_number”: “LH490”,
“departure_airport”: “MUNICH-GERMANY”,
“arrival_airport”: “TORONTO-CANADA”,
“estimated_departure”: “2023-05-12 12:00:00”,
“estimated_arrival”: “2023-05-12 16:00:00”
“tracking”: [
“date”: “2023-05-12 10:30:00”,
“status”: “Cleared Customs in FRANKFURT-GERMANY”,
“date”: “2023-05-11 08:15:00”,
“status”: “Parcel received at origin facility”,
“details”: “MUNICH-GERMANY”
“destination_info”: null,
“last_event”: “Cleared Customs in FRANKFURT-GERMANY, FRANKFURT-GERMANY, 2023-05-12 10:30:00”,
“last_update”: “2023-05-12 10:30:00”

Flight Cargo Tracking API – The Ultimate Air Cargo Logistics API

The Value of Freight Tracker Data

The Flight Cargo Tracking and AWB API represents a revolutionary leap in logistics management, transforming how businesses handle their air freight. The API offers real-time visibility into cargo movements, enabling companies to track their shipments with pinpoint accuracy from origin to destination. Its comprehensive data feed  allows for proactive management of supply chains, significantly reducing the risk of delays and enhancing operational efficiency. By providing instant notifications and updates, The Flight Cargo Tracking API ensures that businesses stay ahead of any potential issues, maintaining a seamless flow of goods. This level of detail and transparency is not just a convenience; it’s a game-changer, fostering trust and reliability in customer relationships.

Current Databases, API Services and the How to Use

Aviation Edge currently provides its clients with Real-Time Flight Tracker API, Nearby Service API, Routes API, Schedules API, Autocompletion Service API regarding dynamic data and Airlines API, Airplanes API, Airport API, City API, Country API and Taxes API regarding static data.


The APIs let you connect to our massive database. Databases containing static data are airlines, airplanes, airports, cities, countries, plane-types, taxes-ID and time zones which are available for download or via the APIs. The databases containing dynamic data such as flight tracking, schedules and routes are available via the API services to help you build the exact app you need.

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Aviation Edge provides a reliable experience for all businesses and individuals that need flight-tracking, whether formerly familiar with APIs or wishing to start to benefit from the countless advantages of APIs.


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