FedEx Corp. will accelerate the retirement of 60 MD-10 and 16 Airbus A310 aircraft—along with 282 related engines—as the result of a double-edged sword in which weakened global demand for air cargo services provides the company the opportunity to speed up its fleet modernization schedule. FedEx, which had 600 aircraft in its fleet as of the end of February, also says its board of directors approved the permanent retirement from service of two A310-200 aircraft and four related engines, ...
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