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New York JFK

What do you need to know?

Exports

Fast Ride: 2 hours (known & unknown)

Must Ride: 4 hours (known cargo only)

Just Ride: 5 hours for loose, 4 hours for shipper built units (known & unknown)

VEX: 90 minutes

Dangerous goods: 6 hours (Must ride & Just ride)

Dry ice: 6 hours (Just ride only)

Imports

Fast Ride: 2 hours

Must Ride: 4 hours 

Just Ride: 5 hours for loose (known and unknown), 4 hours for shipper built

VEX: 90 minutes

Custom hours: 07:00 to 23:00 daily (limited coverage after 20:00 – clearance requires a prearranged appointment with US CBP)

Pharma & life sciences

COL Storage (Chiller) 2°C-8°C? Yes

Can separate pharma from perishables? Yes

Chiller temp range: 2°C-8°C

Chiller has out of temp alarm? No

How often is chiller checked: Daily

Capacity of chiller (ULD and loose): 4 pallets

Notice required for chiller: On availability

CCTV on chiller door? Yes

Temperature controlled dollies? No

CRT Storage (15°C-25°C)? No

ACT Can handle 'Active' ULDs? Envirotainer & CSafe

Can source dry ice: No

Electrical outlets available for charging active units: 6

FRO Freezer (-20°C)? No

Customer can break down their own pallets on the door? Yes 

Commodities & Pets

Valuables

CCTV? Export side yes / import side no

Secure area for VAL (Vault)? Yes

Secure area for VUL (Cages)? Yes

Size of secure area: 20 sqm

Witness Loads: Yes Port Authority Police

Secure transfers to/from aircraft: Yes Port Authority Police

Dangerous goods

DG storage area? Yes

Size of DG storage area: 15 sqm

Cars

Single position cars? Yes

Multiple position cars? Yes

Booking window required (lead-in time): n/a

Pets

Pets are accepted from JFK to LHR. Check out our pet page to find out more.

Handling info & charges

GHA charge for pallet breakdown (fish): $250

DG check fee: $75.00 per UN

Dry ice check fee: $50.00 per MAWB

Charges for re-icing RKNs/RAPs: N/A

Import fees: $100 (per MAWB or per HAWB)

Our gateway to central Europe

With direct flights from JFK to BRU, we can connect your cargo to the rest of Europe with our trucking network, which is available to the following stations:

  • AMS
  • CDG
  • DUS
  • FRA
  • GRZ
  • LNZ
  • MXP/LIN
  • PRG
  • VIE

If you'd like to make a booking, please email bookwithUS@fly.virgin.com, or call us on 1 800 828 6822 option 1.