China Gateway | EIA Cargo

China Gateway

Ship your products with China’s flag carrier, Air China Cargo, the first scheduled freighter service between mainland China and Canada.

  • Service two times per week to/from Edmonton International Airport (YEG), Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG),Tianjin Binhai International Airport (TSN) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
    • Access to/from Beijing and the Bohai Economic Rim region via the Tianjin gateway
    • Access to the Yangtze River Delta region via the Shanghai gateway
  • Scheduled trucking connections throughout China from both Shanghai and Tianjin
  • A state-of-the-art Boeing 777F, capable of handling oversized cargo shipments
  • Serving all major Canadian destinations with connections to Cargojet’s wide-body freighter network
  • Air China Cargo offers a number of end-to end solutions for customers, including tailored services for Express, Oversize, Dangerous Goods, Perishables, Live Animals, and Secure cargo shipments

Take advantage of Air China Cargo’s network to over 170 global destinations including connections to/from Japan and Taiwan. For shipments originating in Canada, have your freight forwarder contact For shipments originating in China, have your freight forwarder contact


The cargo service operates Wednesdays/Thursday and Saturday/Sunday

Airport Time (local)
Departs PVG (Shanghai Pudong International Airport )  07:00
Arrives YEG (Edmonton International Airport) 04:15 
Departs YEG 06:15
Arrives ORD (Chicago O'Hare International Airport)  10:30


Airport Time (local)
Departs ORD 13:00
Arrives YEG  15:50
Departs YEG 17:50
Arrives TSN (Tianjin Binhai International Airport) 19:20 (+1)
Departs TSN 21:20 (+1)
Arrives PVG 23:20 (+1)


Air China Cargo’s Edmonton Service Highlights
  • State-of the-art Boeing 777-200F freighter aircraft. This aircraft is capable of handling oversized cargo shipments between China and Canada 

  • Scheduled trucking service from Edmonton International Airport to markets across Western Canada 

  • Scheduled air cargo connections throughout Canada with Cargojet’s wide-body freighter aircraft and belly capacity on WestJet 

  • Gateway to the US with non-stop service to and from O'Hare International Airport

Contact Air China Cargo 

To access Air China Cargo, shippers must contact their freight forwarder to obtain quotes and information from Air China Cargo at