Wall Street Journal: U.S. Joining Global Push Allowing Cargo Shipments in Passenger Jet Cabins

U.S. air-safety regulators, seeking to make it easier for airlines to ramp up transportation of cargo aimed at combating the pandemic, are poised to allow such shipments in the cabins of passenger planes, according to people familiar with the issue. The new guidance is slated to be issued in the coming days, they said, and is expected to resemble earlier moves by carriers and foreign aviation authorities from Canada to Ethiopia and the Middle East. Normally, operating restrictions and aircraft structural limits mean passenger jets must put all cargo in…

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