Advantages of Air freight:
The advantages of air transport are as follows:
- High-speed service- Air transport is the fastest mode of transport in whole over the world, by using this mean of transport we can carry heavy loads at a faster rate with less requirement of time.
- Quick Service- Air transport provides comfortable, efficient and quick transport services. It is regarded as the best mode of transport for transporting perishable goods.
- No Infrastructure Investment- Air transport does not give emphasis on the construction of tracks like railways. As no capital investment in the surface track is needed, it is a less costly mode of transport.
- Easy Access-Air transport is regarded as the only means of transport in those areas which are not easily accessible to other modes of transport. It is therefore accessible to all areas regardless of the obstruction of land.
- No Physical Barrier- Air transport is free from physical barriers because it follows the shortest and direct routes were seas, mountains, and forests do not obstruct.
- Natural Route-Aircraft travels to any place without any natural obstacles or barriers because the customs formalities are compiled very quickly. It avoids delay in obtaining clearance.
- National defense-It plays a significant role in the national defense of the country because modern wars are conducted with the help of airplanes. Airways has an upper hand a destroying the enemy in a short period.