March 24, 2020 / 11:43 AM / 16 days ago

China to increase international cargo flight capacity amid coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING, March 24 (Reuters) - China will increase international cargo flight capacity and stabilise supply chains amid the coronavirus outbreak, the government said on Tuesday.

The government encourages air cargo companies and logistics firms to jointly conduct restructurings, it said on its website.

It will also relax time restrictions on cargo flights during peak hours at certain airports, it said.

Reporting by Colin Qian and Brenda Goh; Editing by Andrew heavens

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