Air Freight


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms.

Air Freight

The transportation of goods on an aircraft. Air freight is faster than shipping by land or sea, but it is subject to greater weight and other restrictions. See also: Air Parcel Post.
References in periodicals archive ?
If you need the assistance of experienced personnel to ship your critical and valuable goods around the world by air, sea or land, Active Air Freight is prepared to assist you with quality transportation that sets the standard for matching the best available costs with the best available service.
Tony Tyler, Iata's director general and chief executive officer, said: "More goods are being traded internationally and that is fuelling the growth in air freight.
Rover Air Freight is small enough to provide personal quality service, yet large enough to meet all your global transportation needs.
The global air freight industry is wrestling with the same issues as the rest of aviation: a teetering global economy, increasing security regulations, skyrocketing fuel costs, changing currency exchange rates and environmental initiatives.
The global air freight transportation industry is primarily engaged in providing air transportation of cargo without transporting passengers over scheduled routes or non-scheduled routes and includes both domestic and international freight.
Small and midsize shippers often find it difficult to book air freight, particularly in periods of peak demand.
The switch from one of our wet-leased 747-8Fs to more than 200 scheduled full charters per year as part of this agreement equals a change in our procurement strategy and prepares the ground for the continued expansion of our controlled air freight network.
Northern Europe, the Nordics, Russia and the Baltics all show increasing demand for air freight," said Michael Blaufuss, Agility's Senior vice president of Air Freight.
This report concludes with profiles of the leading companies in the Chinese air freight market.
Dean Smith, President of Active Air Freight, LLC, continues to petition two "consumer complaint" sites for removal of false and crude online reviews from an unnamed, anonymous subscriber.
The company s own controlled air freight network in conjunction with its charter and emergency services department has the flexibility to overcome any emergency issue that could cause costly production downtime, for example in the automotive and oil & gas industries.
The French air freight sector is expected to reach total revenue of $4.