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Master airway bill (MAWB)

A master airway bill (MAWB) is a shipping document used in air freight that acts as a receipt for the consignor (sender) and serves as evidence of the contract of carriage. It includes details such as the sender, recipient, flight details, and the type and number of packages being shipped. The MAWB is used by freight forwarders and air carriers to manage and track shipments from origin to destination.