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FedEx Shuts Down Hong Kong Pilot Base, as Cathay Pacific Adopts a New Strategy

FedEx, the world's largest delivery company, announced on Wednesday, Nov. 17 that it was closing its Hong Kong crew base and sending pilots overseas, blaming coronavirus restrictions that have left "no clear date" for when the city would return to normalcy. The move is the latest setback to Hong Kong's status as a global logistics powerhouse, as severe travel restrictions and rigorous quarantine procedures isolate the city from the rest of the globe. FedEx's system chief pilot, Robin Sebasco, claimed…