FIRSTAIR Ė is one of the foremost specialist companies in the field of international freight forwarding and transport planning. Firstair has earned itís reputation for personal and specialised service in the complex and unpredictable field of motor sport, as well as in other specialised areas such as the oil and aviation parts industries.
Since its formation in 1983, Firstair has established itself in its own purpose built office and warehouse near London Airport, within easy reach of Cargo Terminals and Customs offices.From its inception, Firstair has developed a team of motivated specialist managers, each in their own field of the business. Firstair is in an exceptional position to arrange and oversee the forwarding of goods being from UK suppliers. Likewise, with its long list of associate overseas agents, it can guarantee a fast and reliable service back to the UK. All movements are personally supervised at race meetings by the Heathrow staff. This attention ensures that any problems can be speedily resolved.
World-Wide Air & Sea Freight.
As an independent freight forwarder, Firstair is not tied to any airline or shipping line. As a result, it can arrange shipping via direct trans-shipment and consolidated air freight, either conference or non conference, as well as full or part load sea freight.
Firstair can arrange complete shipping and organise team movements and promotional tours. These include full charter, palletising and container loading as well as on-site supervision and staff representation at ports and circuits.
Firstairís Heathrow office has in-house customs-linked computers to allow immediate customs entry and clearance. ATA carnet clearance can also be arranged. We can also raise ATA carnets on our customersí behalf. Our colleagues around the UK, as well as those in the U.S.A. and worldwide, can arrange fast customs clearance on our behalf.
Firstair can organise hazardous and non-hazardous packing of fragile goods, including complete cars. Custom built containers can also be organised either in-house or on site.
Insurance, surface transport, couriers, hand-carry collection and delivery can all be arranged by Firstair at very short notice and at competitive prices.
Experience & Qualifications.
Firstair was first appointed as an FIA accredited Freight Agent in 1989 for the then WSPC. Firstair continues to provide services to the follow-upSports Car Championship. And is currently the premier freight forwarder in the movement of Sports Racing Cars.
Firstair is the current appointed agents for the American Le Mans Series and is also heavily involved with the Grand Am Racing Series ,and the FIA GT Championship.
The company has continually supported the Le Mans 24 hour race on a regular basis in the run up to the race day and has beenresponsible for the transportation of the American trucks since the 2000 event.
Firstair is regularly and continually involved with various teamsí operations throughout Europe and in addition they are constantly arranging transport of British and European Teams to the U.S. for the ALMS championship