AAF News

Getting around the Dutch Harbor Shipping Embargo

One of the challenges of living and working in Dutch Harbor is the difficulty in getting items shipped to the island in a timely manner. Currently, there is a service embargo on general freight being shipped to Dutch Harbor making it impossible for some major shipping companies to…

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The Step by Step Process of Air Freight

As pioneers in the air freight shipping industry, we’ve learned a few lessons since 1965, when we started. One of those lessons that we learned was to have an easy step by step process when it comes to shipping freight, especially to Alaska! Shipping…

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Is Air Freight really better than Ocean shipping?

For 45 years, Alaska Air Forwarding has been shipping cargo from various places throughout the US to remote locations in Alaska. After 45 years of doing what we do, we’ve learned a few things, particularly the advantages that air shipping can provide over…

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