Amazon buys 11 aircraft to expand air cargo fleet

Last year, Amazon launched its first-ever international air hub at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany.
An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 freighter flies over Lake Washington during the Seattle Seafair Air Show on August 5, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.(AFP)
An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 freighter flies over Lake Washington during the Seattle Seafair Air Show on August 5, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.(AFP)
Published on Jan 05, 2021 08:00 PM IST
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ByReuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it bought 11 Boeing 767-300 aircraft, as it looks to quicken delivery with an expanded fleet.

The aircraft, including seven from Delta Air Lines and four from WestJet Airlines, will join Amazon’s air cargo network by 2022, the online retailer said in a statement.

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