1Name: Jerez Amsyar Student ID: 2390191BSAB 410 (Management of Air Cargo)History of the Air Cargo Industry after the Deregulation Act of 1977FedEx ExpressFedEx Express, formerly known as Federal Express is a cargo airline that started out and based in the US. It started out on 18 June 1971 by Fredick W. Smith. Its operations only commenced on 17 April 1973. It has a Super-Hub which is located at Memphis International Airport and many other hubs located in almost every continent all around the world. According to Express Fact Sheet (May 31, 2018), FedEx has a fleet size of 670 and fly to 650airports all around the world.After the deregulation act that occurred in 1977, cargo carriers were free to operate on any domestic route and also expand its route. According to Bailey, E. E. (2010), “Federal Express immediately began acquiring jet freighters, each seven times the size of its largest aircraft
2History of the Air Cargo Industry after the Deregulation Act of 1977under deregulation.” This means that FedEx was expanding its fleet size and routes.
- Spring '15
- Cargo airline, FedEx Express, air cargo industry