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Hannah and Her Sisters

Hannah and Her Sisters

Photos+Videos July 26, 2013 at 6:18 pm

After many months of anticipation, FedEx’s first 767-300ERF (N101FE, msn: 42076) is on the flight line and getting ready to fly for the very first time. Like most FedEx aircraft, it has a name – Hannah – and Hannah and her sisters will soon form a substantial part of theRead More

First 767-300F for FedEx

First 767-300F for FedEx

Photos+Videos July 26, 2013 at 6:15 pm

After many months of anticipation, FedEx’s first 767-300ERF (N101FE, msn: 42076) is on the flight line and getting ready to fly for the very first time. Like most FedEx aircraft, it has a name – Hannah – and Hannah and her sisters will soon form a substantial part of theRead More

Reelin’ in the years – FedEx MD-10-10F

Reelin’ in the years – FedEx MD-10-10F

Photos+Videos June 19, 2013 at 6:06 pm

FedEx announced earlier this month that it would begin to retire a considerable portion of the older widebody aircraft in its fleet. The announcement from the express carrier came on the heels the completion of its phase out of the 727-200F, which ceased flying for the Memphis giant earlier thisRead More

Summer Sunrise – FedEx A300-600F

Summer Sunrise – FedEx A300-600F

Photos+Videos September 18, 2012 at 4:57 pm

It may look like sunset, but in fact this Airbus is taking off only moments after dawn. Nearby wildfires gave the morning sun here a glow it usually only gets at the end of the day, as this FedEx A300 lifts off from Seatac destined for a short run toRead More

FedEx’s Busy Day

FedEx’s Busy Day

Photos+Videos December 12, 2011 at 3:43 pm

“Green Monday” as it is sometimes called, will mark the busiest day of the year -and the busiest day ever – for FedEx. The Express company is expected to ship around 17 million packages today, a volume increase of 9% over its busiest day of 2010 and a jump ofRead More

30 Years of Cargo Facts:  The First A300-600 Freighter

30 Years of Cargo Facts: The First A300-600 Freighter

Photos+Videos May 16, 2011 at 2:49 pm

In July, 1991, Cargo Facts reported that FedEx and Airbus had come to a deal whereby the express giant would purchase 25 A300-600 freighters with deliveries beginning in 1994. An artist’s rendering of the proposed freighter graced our cover that month. Airbus had previously built convertible versions of the A300Read More

30 Years of Cargo Facts: FedEx Makes It Big

30 Years of Cargo Facts: FedEx Makes It Big

Photos+Videos April 13, 2011 at 2:35 pm

It seems hard to believe now, but there was a time when wide-body aircraft were still new to FedEx, and when it operated just ten of them. Back in 1986, FedEx took delivery of the first new-build DC-10 built specifically for the carrier, N306FE (msn: 48287). On January 24. TheRead More

FedEx Feeder ATR-72

FedEx Feeder ATR-72

Photos+Videos February 7, 2011 at 1:53 pm

A sunset arrival for the Ketchikan Express. Every afternoon Empire Airlines flies an ATR from the isolated south Alaskan community of Ketchikan to FedEx’s facility at Seatac. Ketchikan is Alaska’s fifth largest city, but still only has a population of about 8,000 residents. N821FX (msn: 253) is a converted ATR-72-202Read More