- Amazon just announced it will add 10 more planes to its cargo aircraft fleet over the next two years.
- That will bring its fleet number to 50 planes.
- Amazon Air isn’t likely to compete with USPS, UPS, or FedEx as a third-party air cargo provider, but it shows that they might be moving away from using the services.
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Amazon Air announced Friday it will add 10 more planes to its cargo aircraft fleet over the next two years.
Those planes are Boeing 767-300 aircraft leased from Air Transport Services Group, which Amazon says is already leasing 20 planes.
That will bring its fleet number to 50 planes, and render Amazon all the better to deliver packages in a timely fashion.
It’s the latest announcement from Amazon that signals just how keen the e-commerce juggernaut is on expanding its own air shipping capabilities, rather than relying on UPS, FedEx, USPS, and the…