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Air Freight

What is Air Freight?

Transportation of freight or goods by aircraft; may also refer to actual freight transported by an air carrier.


Air freight is one of the fastest and most reliable ways to ship goods, but is also often more expensive than other methods. Shipping via air freight is ideal for smaller quantities of valuable and/or time-sensitive cargo.


Related Terms

Air Waybill Unit Load Device (ULD)


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