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September 25, 2015

Top Belle Cultivates Next Generation of Aviation Enthusiasts

“If we reach kids in middle school, we can provide mentorship and guidance to get them in the right classes to pursue a career in aviation or other technical field” Beth Rush has loved aviation as long as she can remember. Her mother, her first role model, was a computer programmer working on GE jet

May 18, 2015

It’s Never Too Late… Ever.

Holding our lost heroes as sacred is part of of our national identity. It's the soldier’s creed, “Leave no man behind.” More than 70,000 are MIA from WWII.

February 2, 2015

The Sky is the Limit

In Observance of Black History Month, we’re proud to tell the story of Carroll Waters - the first African-American pilot hired at FedEx.

April 2, 2012

FedEx team members and the 2012 Women In Aviation International Conference

Bobbi Wells, Managing Director, Air Ops Planning & Analysis A group of 22 women and men from Air Operations participated in the Annual Women in Aviation International Conference on March 8-10 in Dallas, Texas. Joined by folks from the Global Leadership Institute, GOC and Express Communications, we arrived in Dallas with thousands of other aviation enthusiasts with very diverse backgrounds--  all looking to increase the interest and involvement of women in aviation.

November 30, 2011

Meet the Crew of the “FedEx Panda Express” In the Air and On the Ground

FedEx may be best known as the company that delivers when something “absolutely, positively” has to be there. But since the company’s founding nearly 40 years ago, we’ve done a lot more than simply deliver packages. And the two pandas currently preparing for their trip to Scotland are just the latest examples in a long list of interesting, unusual and very valuable shipments aboard FedEx vehicles!

August 11, 2011

Why I Fly – A FedEx pilot’s view on Saving Sight Worldwide with ORBIS

I’m a FedEx pilot, and I consider myself as having one of the absolute best jobs in the world. I have the privilege of playing a role in helping the world operate in the 21st century. Our FedEx airplanes deliver critical parts, products, and materials all over the Earth, every day.