Amazon to Add 15 Cargo Planes to Expand Prime Fast, Free Shipping
The news comes just 11 days after FedEx announced it would not renew its contract with Amazon at the end of this month.
Eleven days after FedEx announced it would stop delivering for Amazon, the retail giant had an important announcement of its own, revealing its plans at the International Paris Air Show. Amazon has partnered with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease 15 more Boeing 737-800 cargo planes to add to its Amazon Air delivery fleet by 2021. Amazon currently leases five Boeing 737-800s, also through GECAS. The fleet will deliver domestic packages out of more than 20 air gateways in the Amazon Air network, said Amazon in a June 18 news release.
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