Due in part to change in habits as a result of virus fears, ANA Holdings Inc.’s private jet charter business is expecting sales of ¥1 billion in the 2022 fiscal year.
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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, more young people are taking an interest in the cars, drawn by their ability to handle all sorts of outdoor terrain.
The expects its cargo unit to receive a boost this year as planes loaded with semiconductors help accelerate deliveries to automakers and consumer-electronics manufacturers.
The bad weather has added to disruptions for automakers already battling a shortage of semiconductors, which are being gobbled up by consumer-electronics companies.
Suppliers for the back-end manufacturing of chips are expected to see orders pick up in the second half of the upcoming fiscal year.
The nation’s flag carrier is now forecasting a net loss of ¥300 billion for the 12 months ending March 31.
Electrification can add ¥1 million to ¥2 million to the price tag of a smaller kei vehicle, potentially doubling its price.
Students and young professionals say government communication has failed to be empathetic to their situation and is unconvincing.
A run of accidents involving older drivers has upped the pressure from regulators to standardize advanced features, such as automatic braking.
The carrier should stick to a philosophy of preserving jobs and keeping workers happy, former assistant chairman Yoshihito Ohta says.