FedEx Express operated the last McDonnell Douglas MD-10-10 (F) (converted and upgraded DC-10-10) revenue cargo flight with N562FE on June 2, 2021 between San Juan and the Memphis hub. All aircraft are now in storage awaiting disposal.
Above Copyright Photo: FedEx Express McDonnell Douglas MD-10-10F (DC-10-10F) N559FE (msn 46930) ONT (Michael B. Ing). Image: 946789.
In other news, FedEx also delivered 1.35 million COVID-19 doses to Mexico. The company made this announcement:
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, on June 15 announced that it has safely delivered 1.35 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses to Toluca, Mexico, in coordination with Direct Relief and the United States and Mexican governments.
The delivery marks the first shipment of vaccines for Direct Relief and FedEx and the first COVID-19 vaccine delivery by FedEx into Mexico. As an integral part of the global vaccine supply chain, FedEx is delivering COVID-19 vaccines, related ingredients, and supplies to 40 countries throughout the world. FedEx Express moved the vaccine shipment from Memphis, TN, to Toluca, Mexico, via FedEx International Freight® supported by FedEx Priority Alert® advanced monitoring.
FedEx has delivered more than 13,000 COVID-19-related charitable shipments since January 2020, and the company has committed $4 million in cash and in-kind transportation support to nonprofits serving communities in the U.S. and around the world including Direct Relief.
Since the pandemic began, FedEx has moved more than 90 kilotons of personal protective equipment (PPE) around the world. In addition to widespread delivery throughout the U.S. and Canada, FedEx is also delivering COVID-19 vaccines to U.S. service members at military bases overseas for the Defense Logistics Agency, and is working closely with the Canadian government and healthcare companies to ship COVID-19 vaccines to Canadians living abroad.
FedEx will continue to deliver lifesaving medicine, personal protective equipment, and other critical supplies until this pandemic is over. The movement of vaccines and relief is aligned with the FedEx Cares 50 by 50 goal to positively impact 50 million people around the world by the company’s 50th anniversary in 2023. Learn more about FedEx COVID-19 vaccine and relief delivery here.