What is the disadvantage of air travel?

What is the disadvantage of air travel?

(i) Cost of operating airlines is very high and so freight cost is very high as compared to sea transport. (ii) It is difficult to carry bulky, awkwardly shaped goods. (iii) Very risky in case of accident. (iv) It is controlled by climatic conditions; thus bad weather leads to uncertainty in its time table.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of air transport?

The supreme advantage of air transport lies in its quickness. It is the fastest mode of transport. But the cost of its operation is very high and thus it is suitable for only rich passengers, mails and light and costly cargo. However, in advanced countries like U.S.A., Germany, etc.

What are the problems of air transport?

Air transport faced under noted problems/disadvantages:

  • High Costs: Air transport in India is becoming very costly day by day with rising operational costs.
  • Non Co-operation of Staff:
  • Outdated Planes:
  • Huge Investments:
  • Inadequate Training Facilities:
  • Maximization of Risks:


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