China Subsidizes Passenger Aircraft Hauling Cargo

A Xiamen Airlines 737-800 converted for cargo at Shenzhen Bao'an International.
Credit: Jay Lee
BEIJING—China is financially backing cargo-haulage by passenger aircraft, adding to measures to support air freight operations during the coronavirus pandemic. The finance ministry will pay part of the cost of converting airliners’ passenger cabins to carry cargo; it will also subsidize their...

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