Tag Archive: Air Freight/Cargo

FedEx Marks 40th Anniversary with Community Service, Eye to the Future – Yahoo! Finance

The company that launched the overnight delivery industry is forty years old. On April 17, 1973, FedEx Corp. (FDX), then known as Federal Express, began operations at the Memphis International Airport with the delivery of 186 packages to 25 U.S. cities. Today, FedEx and its four operating companies handle more than 9 million packages each …

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Contract Air Cargo Convair 580 Suffers nose gear collapse at Guatemala City, May 11th 2012 – The Aviation Herald

A Contract Air Cargo (subsidiary of IFL Group) Convair CV-440, registration N171FL performing freight flight TSU-8138 from Miami,FL (USA) to Guatemala City (Guatemala), landed on Guatamala City’s runway 19 when after touch down the nose gear bent backwards and collapsed. The left hand propeller contacted the runway, sheared off and penetrated the fuselage before the …

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FedEx Express Hosts Largest ‘Green Roof’ at Any U.S. Airport – AirportBusiness.com

When it comes to “green” roofs at airports, nothing in the country tops the FedEx Express cargo facility at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, recently opened the new package sorting center, which conducts operations under the largest continuous vegetated roof …

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A “Giant” Job…moving The Lion King to Honolulu by Air – OPShots.net

How do you move Walt Disney’s larger than life stage production of The Lion King to Hawaii?  With a couple of “Giants” of course!  After a successful five and a half week run in 2007 at the State Theatre in downtown Cleveland’s Playhouse Square district, the colorful stage production of the Walt Disney movie closed …

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