To get an idea of how frequently international air freight shipping is used all over the world, the following questions are essentia
The volume of products transported by air
Roughly 16.3 million tonnes of cargo were transported via air freight in the EU in 2017. The number one handler of air freight was Germany, with approximately 4.7 million tonnes of goods passing its airports, followed by the UK (2.7 million tonnes) and France (2.5 million tonnes). It should also be mentioned that the Benelux area is specialized in air freight with Luxembourg even being the 7th largest freight handler in the EU.
What is the tendency for air freight
After decades of growth, the volume of air freight started to decrease recently. The reasons for that vary from rising fuel prices, Brexit, trade tensions, and other local reasons. However, the overall capacity for different types of goods transported by air continued to increase.