April 30, 2020
Passenger airlines are cutting flights as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but some are adding capacity to cargo market by repurposing planes to carry freight.
“We’re taking some of the main deck seats off a few of our international planes to facilitate taking a greater lift in the short term and we’ll continue to use those resources where it makes sense for certainly for some time to come,” Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said on the company’s earnings call last week.
As overall demand falls, carriers that specialize in airfreight are seeing increased demand for their service since so much capacity has left the market.
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Source: Supply Chain Dive