S K Y L I N E R

The benefits of air transport are increasingly significant in terms of access, time savings, economic benefits and safety. The transportation of goods by air offers many advantages to the exporter. Some of them are as follows:

(i) It provides fast means of delivering goods.

(ii) It links almost all countries of the world. Aircrafts are not tied to the surface and have the ability to fly above terrestrial obstacles.

(iii) It is a convenient means of transporting perishables and fragile goods.

(iv) It is suitable for transporting goods of high value.

(v) The risks associated with deterioration and obsolescence of goods is reduced.

(vi) It provides regular and punctual services.

(vii) The losses due to rough handling, breakage and pilferage are reduced to the minimum.

(viii) The insurance premium in the case of air transport is lower as compared to sea transport, in view of reduced level of risks.

(ix) The warehousing costs are reduced to minimum