Air travel could still be a pain in the fall, but at least it might be less crowded
Sep 5, 2022

Air travel could still be a pain in the fall, but at least it might be less crowded

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As Labor Day weekend wraps up, a snapshot of the upcoming fall season of air travel reveals that some of the frustrations from the summer will carry over, but crowds might thin out. We discuss how lockdowns in China are forcing companies to rethink their global diversification efforts.

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Fall air travel season shaping up as less crowded than summer, but just as fraught

Sep 5, 2022
Experts expect fewer travelers, fewer flights, high prices and high anxiety.
Higher prices may cool demand for flights this fall.
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China's lockdowns and other risks have companies looking to diversify supply chains

Apple, among other companies, may be seeking manufacturing options in India and other emerging markets.
Some large foreign businesses, seeing COVID restrictions and slowing growth in China, are considering other countries like India for their future manufacturing plans.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer/Director
Jarrett Dang Production Assistant

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