GM Europe still delivering parts by helicopter

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FRANKFURT, June 27 (Reuters) - General Motors continues to use helicopters to airlift parts to European plants disrupted by workers protesting the carmaker's plans to shut an assembly site in Portugal, a labour official said on Tuesday. The GM parts plant in Kaiserslautern, Germany, is ferrying smaller parts out by helicopter -- at 3,500 euros per flight -- and also using other aircraft, the plant's deputy works council head, Lothar Sorger, told Reuters. "Supplies to the other European ...

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