Source: Pete Evans, cbc.ca, January 06, 2020
The company uses parcel services such as UPS and FedEx for its current deliveries, but is moving to build its own delivery network.
Amazon is buying four jets from WestJet and seven from Delta as the e-commerce giant moves to beef up its delivery fleet at a time when passenger jets are no longer so in demand.
In a release, the company said the 11 jets, which are all Boeing 767-300s, are all currently set up to carry passengers but are in the process of being converted to carry only cargo. The WestJet jets will join Amazon’s fleet some time this year and the Delta ones in 2022.
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