Textron Aviation Delivers FedEx’s First Cessna SkyCourier

On Monday, Textron Aviation delivered the first Cessna SkyCourier to its launch customer, FedEx Express. The delivery of the twin-engine, high-wing turboprop marks the first of FedEx’s 50 aircraft orders for the SkyCourier. However, FedEx has options for 50 additional aircraft if they see fit. For Textron Aviation, the SkyCourier…

FedEx Pledges To Go Carbon Neutral By 2040

Memphis-based cargo giant FedEx is the latest airline to join a push by the aviation industry toward environmental responsibility, as the company announced its commitment to make its entire operation worldwide carbon neutral by 2040. This ambitious target substantially exceeds the objective set for commercial aviation by the International Air…

American Airlines Transports its First COVID-19 Vaccine

On Sunday evening American Airlines conducted its first transport of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The company flew the shipment from Chicago O'Hare to Miami International Airport on a Boeing 777-200, with the vaccine scheduled to arrive in a U.S. Caribbean territory the following day. The flight comes two days after…