Covid impacts on Airfreight

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Many Shippers are regularly asking why Air and Sea Freight Rates seem to be on a never-ending climb to the heavens.  A lot of this has to do with the lack of airfreight space. Commercial aero planes are responsible for bringing in vast tonnages of cargo in their underbellies . The lack of flights has contributed to the push for more sea fright shipping

The attached chart explains the dramatic decrease in flights and its imp[act on Air Freight . It also explains why companies are importing and exporting more by Sea