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November 22, 2018

FedEx Introduces Additional Flight on USA-UAE Route To Facilitate Intercontinental Trade

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., and the world’s largest express transportation company, has increased the frequency of its direct Memphis-Dubai Boeing 777F flight, facilitating intercontinental trade between the Middle East and the USA.

“As the first to launch a dedicated flight between the USA and the UAE, FedEx has unrivalled expertise in shipping from and to the USA, and since 2011, the FedEx Boeing 777F flight has provided unparalleled access to boost trade between the US and the Middle East,” said Jack Muhs, regional president, FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.  “Flights on the Memphis-Dubai route also transit through Europe, giving [...]

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August 23, 2018

Emirates SkyCargo transports flood relief cargo for Kerala

Emirates SkyCargo will carry flood relief cargo of over 175 tons to Kerala, India, joining the UAE community in their support of the people of Kerala. Over more than a dozen flights, the air cargo operator will transport the relief goods, which have been donated by various UAE-based businesses and organisations, to Thiruvananthapuram – the nearest online Emirates station to the areas most affected by the flood. The goods, including lifesaving boats, blankets and dry food items, will be handed over to the local flood relief and aid organisations for distribution.

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August 21, 2018

FedEx ‘More Competitive Than Ever’ After Year of Opportunities, Challenges

FedEx Corporation emerged more competitive than ever from fiscal 2018, FedEx said in its Annual Report, “Superior Networks Power Performance.”

“We are very proud of the solid financial and operational results FedEx delivered in fiscal 2018, and I extend a well-deserved ‘Bravo Zulu’ — the naval signal for a job well done — to our more than 425,000 team members worldwide for their dedication to the Purple Promise which simply states ‘I will make every FedEx experience outstanding,’ ” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman and chief executive officer of FedEx.

“It was a year of opportunities and challenges — anticipated and unexpected — and FedEx emerged more competitive than [...]

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August 11, 2018

New FedEx Small Business Trade Index Survey Says Trade Boosts the U.S. Economy

Small business leaders increasingly view U.S. participation in global trade as the way to improve the overall economy and create American jobs, according to results of the fourth FedEx Trade Index, a survey of more than 1,000 small business leaders which tracks the impact of international trade among the small business segment of the U.S. economy.

The nationwide survey, commissioned by FedEx Corp. and conducted by Morning Consult, finds a substantial majority of U.S. small business leaders (82%) see increasing U.S. trade as beneficial to the overall economy, up from 76% earlier this year, and two out of the three also say the U.S. risks falling behind if not included in trade [...]

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