• As compared to other modes of transport like ocean, airplanes can carry only a restricted amount of goods. Bulk orders and shipments may be restricted.
• Shipping by air is relatively more expensive than ocean freight
. Due to its high maintenance and operations, sellers need to pay higher charges to ship by air.
• During monsoon, in either origin or destination country or the route, air freight becomes limited due to weather conditions and accompanying risks. This may lead to delays in delivery of the shipment.