Pax-freighter charters relieve automotive industry chip shortage

Cargo-only flights continue to plug gaps in the automotive supply chain, benefitting passenger-heavy carriers like TUI.

With microchips in short supply around the world, automakers are turning to charters of cargo-only flights using passenger aircraft in addition to freighter aircraft as manufacturers struggle to avoid costly manufacturing stoppages. Until recently, the auto industry in China had been performing better than before COVID-19, while Europe and North America were on a good […]

 

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