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Amazon Buys 11 Boeing Jets for First Time to Ship Orders Faster

Evening Standard | 06/01/2021 02:20 PM | Click to read full article

Amazon said Tuesday that it bought 11 jets from Delta and WestJet airlines to boost its growing delivery network and get orders to shoppers faster. The company said it’s the first time it has purchased planes for its delivery network. Over the past couple of years, Amazon has been leasing planes to build its fleet.

Seattle-based Amazon has been working to deliver most of its packages itself and rely less on UPS, the US Postal Service, and other carriers.