International air transport refers to the transshipment and shipment of goods through air carriers, which can be charter flights or commercial goods. These goods depart from commercial and passenger aviation gateways to any place where aircraft can fly and land. A more direct expression is to transport your goods by plane!
Advantages of air transport
Speed is the biggest advantage of air transportation. This is particularly beneficial for small and medium-sized companies because it allows them to participate in international trade in a rapid and effective manner. Air transport also has the advantage of high security, because the airport’s control of goods is strictly managed.
Air and sea expansion
Combined with the use of other forms of transportation, such as sea, railway and automobile transportation, air transportation is widely used as one of the delivery options in the center, import and export at the beginning of the 20th century. In the past 40 years, during the expansion of trade network and market, air freight as an industry has increased exponentially and is now regarded as an effective means of transportation at home and abroad.
What is “empty plus”?
The so-called air plus delivery is to pick up the goods on site and deliver them to the designated address of the destination, rather than just send them to the local airport and complete customs declaration. The benefits of Air Canada can enable small buyers around the world to actively participate in China’s procurement trade. No longer troubled by customs clearance and delivery.
Disadvantages of air transportation
1. Rejection of some sensitive goods
2. Freight is more expensive than sea transportation