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Despite the huge reduction in demand for passenger flights over the past few months, the requirement to transport freight still exists. As there are fewer passengers, airlines are turning to freight to make a profit on the flights that they are operating.
With fewer flights operating between key cities, the cargo space onboard these limited services are now sold for a premium. Bananas from South America, fish from Norway and lobsters from Alaska all need transporting rapidly to reach the supermarket shelves as fresh as customers expect.
However, it’s not just edible produce that’s being transported under your feet in the cargo compartments. Lithium-ion batteries, petrol engines and various chemicals could be crossing the Atlantic along with