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Mention 3 advantages of airways.

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Air transport has the following advantages:

i. It is the fastest mode of transport. 

ii. It is possible to reach remote and inaccessible parts of the world using air transport. 

iii. It becomes indispensable for business travel and defence purposes.  

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I. High Speed:
Air transport is the fastest mode of transport and therefore suitable carriage of goods over a long distance requiring less time. There is no substitute for air transport when the transport of goods is required urgently.
II. Quick Service:
Air transport provides comfortable, efficient and quick transport service. It is regarded as best mode of transport for transporting perishable goods.
III. No Infrastructure Investment:
Air transport does not give emphasis on construction of tracks like railways. As no capital investment in surface track is needed, it is a less costly mode of transport.
IV. Easy Access:
Air transport is regarded as the only means of transport in those areas which are not easily accessible to other modes of transport. It is therefore accessible to all areas regardless the obstruction of land.
V. No Physical Barrier:
Air transport is free from physical barriers because it follows the shortest and direct routes where seas, mountains and forests do not obstruct.
VI. Natural Route:
Aircrafts travels to any place without any natural obstacles or barriers. Because the custom formalities are compiled very quickly. It avoids delay in obtaining clearance.
VII. National Defence:
It plays a significant role in the national defense of the country because modern wars are conducted with the help of aero planes. Airways has a upper hand a destroying the enemy in a short period.

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