FedEx takes delivery of 767-300F, retires MD-10-10F

In a one-two punch, FedEx swiftly took delivery of a 767-300F (63109) from Boeing, and subsequently retired an MD-10-10F (48263) [FATs 005089, 5091]. Although FedEx has long labeled 767-300Fs a replacement for its ageing MD-10F fleet, in the six years since FedEx took delivery of its first 767-300F in September 2013 (42706), the carrier has […]

Freighter aircraft transactions through the first half of April

Every week in Cargo Facts Update, we include a list of recent freighter aircraft transactions, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. Each reference to a freighter aircraft transaction (FAT) in our publications contains a unique FAT code linked to the FAT database on the website. This database is […]

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

  • David Harris
  • June 19, 2013
  • Video
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 this month after more than 30 […]