This has significantly increased the number of routes and freight forwarders available to consumers. As negotiations on the UK`s future relationship with the European Union reach the decisive stage, critical issues in the field of air transport still need to be resolved. In addition, EU agreements with third countries would no longer apply as soon as the UK is outside the EU trade agreement. The UK has already renegotiated its own bilateral agreement with the US, Albania, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Kosovo, Montenegro, Morocco and Switzerland, while negotiations with Canada are at an advanced stage. After the country`s withdrawal from the EU on 31 January 2020, the UK entered a transition period until 31 December 2020.