FedEx Express Profile
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)
FedEx Express At a Glance
- Operates world’s largest cargo airline
- FedEx won $10.5B bid from US Postal Service for Priority and Express Mail
- 767s on order to replace Airbus A310 and MD10s
- All airplanes except A300 and A310 equipped with enhanced vision systems and heads up displays
- Operates largest wide bodyfleet in the world
- Empty airplanes hold over the United States in the air during peak times on standby
- Has largest amount of airplanes pledged to the United States Civil Reserve Air Fleet
- FedEx Feeder is the brand applied to turboprop airplanes that feed packages to/from large airports. These airplanes are operated by third party contractors.
- FedEx has a pilot flow program called Purple Runway that provides a path from feeder companies into pilot employment with FedEx Express.
FedEx is currently not hiring pilots as they are restricting operations.
- Memphis International Airport
- Los Angeles International Airport
- Indianapolis International Airport
- Anchorage International Airport
FedEx Express Hourly Pilot Pay Rate – Captain
FedEx Express Hourly Pilot Pay Rate – First Officer
- International override is $10/hr for captains and $8/hr for first officers and reserve first officers
- Ultra Long Range override is $24/hr for captains and $17/hr for first officers and reserve first officers
- $2.35/hr domestic
- $3.15/hr international
- 401K : match up to $500/year
- Pension : company has a pension with a 2% contribution on A fund and 8% contribution on B fund
Greg started his professional pilot journey in 2002 after graduating from Embry Riddle. Since that time he has accumulated close to 8,000 hours working as a pilot. Greg’s professional experience includes flight instructing, animal tracking, backcountry flying, forest firefighting, passenger charter, part 135 cargo, flying for a regional airline, and working as a manager in charge of a part 135 and part 121 training programs. Greg took a 5 year hiatus from flying and worked in software development and marketing. He has returned to flying and works for a major airline. Greg enjoys educating and helping pilots improve their professional lives and is passionate about applying technology and new methods to help with traditional challenges.