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     U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Teams up With FedEx to Launch Multi-Year Fund to Support Small Businesses Impacted by Disasters Image

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    05-16-22

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Teams up With FedEx to Launch Multi-Year Fund to Support Small Businesses Impacted by Disasters

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with founding sponsor FedEx, today announced the launch of the Small Business Readiness for Resiliency Program, to provide financial assistance to small business owners impacted by a natural disaster.
    Showing Their Skills Image

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    05-12-22

    Showing Their Skills

    The 2022 Aerospace Maintenance Competition hosted teams from around the world to test their aviation maintenance skills and knowledge. This year, American Airlines sent six teams to compete, including its first all-female and all-Hispanic teams.
    American Airlines Celebrates 250,000th Veteran to Participate in the Honor Flight Program Image

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    05-10-22

    American Airlines Celebrates 250,000th Veteran to Participate in the Honor Flight Program

    American’s newly dedicated Airbus A321 aircraft, which serves as a flying tribute to recipients of the Medal of Honor — departed from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport with the 250,000th participant in the Honor Flight program.
    United Airlines' New Flight School Seeks Diversity in the Flight Deck Image

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    05-10-22

    United Airlines' New Flight School Seeks Diversity in the Flight Deck

    United's Aviate Academy is a training program designed to encourage more women and people of color to take to the skies
    Raj Subramaniam to Become President and CEO of FedEx Corporation; Frederick W. Smith to Serve As Executive Chairman Image

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    05-10-22

    Raj Subramaniam to Become President and CEO of FedEx Corporation; Frederick W. Smith to Serve As Executive Chairman

    FedEx Corp. announced that, effective June 1, 2022, Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman, and Raj Subramaniam, President and Chief Operating Officer, will be promoted to President and CEO.
    The End of the All-Male, All-White Cockpit Image

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    05-06-22

    The End of the All-Male, All-White Cockpit

    United recently launched a flight school with the aim of hiring thousands of pilots in the years ahead, at least half of them women or people of color.
    Planning Ahead: National Hurricane Preparedness Week Is May 1-7, 2022 Image

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    05-06-22

    Planning Ahead: National Hurricane Preparedness Week Is May 1-7, 2022

    From our friends at the Red Cross, here are five steps you can take to get your household ready now to help protect you and your loved ones.
    Delivering for Good: Furry Friends Not Forgotten by FedEx Image

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    05-05-22

    Delivering for Good: Furry Friends Not Forgotten by FedEx

    Whenever there is a mega-disaster, like the Category 4 hurricane Laura that hit the gulf coast of the U.S. in 2020, FedEx reaches out to the disaster relief organizations we support to see if they may have a special need where FedEx can help.
    FedEx Plans to Test Autonomous Drone Cargo Delivery With Elroy Air Image

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    05-03-22

    FedEx Plans to Test Autonomous Drone Cargo Delivery With Elroy Air

    FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, is teaming up with CA Bay Area-based Elroy Air, the company building the first end-to-end autonomous vertical take-off and landing aerial cargo system.
    United Partners With OneTen to Help Create One Million Family-sustaining Jobs for Black Talent Over Ten Years Image

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    05-02-22

    United Partners With OneTen to Help Create One Million Family-sustaining Jobs for Black Talent Over Ten Years

    United Airlines today announced a new collaboration with OneTen, a coalition of leading chief executives and their companies committed to creating one million family-sustaining careers for Black talent with opportunity for advancement over the next 10 years.

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