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Pilots Flying Amazon Cargo Say Employer Stalling Contract Talks

The chair of the pilots’ union at Air Transport International, the largest air carrier in Amazon’s delivery network, accused ATI management in an interview of dragging its feet on a new contract for hundreds of pilots until the existing transportation…

European Cargo Airline Cargolux Launches Aerial Firefighting Unit

Freighter operator Cargolux, the eighth-largest all-cargo operator by traffic, is diversifying with a new firefighting business line. The Luxembourg-based airline announced Friday that the new venture, called Aquarius Aerial Firefighting, will operate a fleet of 12 Air Tractor AT-802F Fire…

How the Game of Blackjack Saved FedEx

The story of FedEx is an incredible one. The founder of the company, Frederick Smith, revolutionized package transport with a paper he had written during his undergraduate days at Yale. The idea was to carry small consumer packages by airplane…

Flying Giant Pandas Over 8,000 Miles

Transporting giant pandas is no simple feat. FedEx transports over 10 million items each day, but a special delivery came on Wednesday as the Memphis, Tenn.-based company carried three beloved panda bears from Washington, D.C. to Chengdu, China. Embarking on…

Global Crossing Airlines One of Few to Make Israel Cargo…

Two freighter aircraft operated by Global Crossing Airlines, a startup charter airline based in Florida, are on their way to Israel with more than 50 tons of relief supplies as the country prepares for war. Global X, in shorthand, is…