FedEx "Highly Commended" for Support in Restoring Sight in Underprivileged Communities

Dubai, U.A.E.— FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been “Highly Commended” at the Aviation Business Awards for its long-term collaboration and ongoing involvement with the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital.

  
FedEx Highly Commended for Support in Restoring Sight in Underprivileged Communities

Dubai, U.A.E.FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been “Highly Commended” at the Aviation Business Awards for its long-term collaboration and ongoing involvement with the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital.

Since 1982, FedEx has facilitated the humanitarian efforts of ORBIS International, a nonprofit, humanitarian organization dedicated to saving sight in the developing world.  The ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital has visited 92 countries to date conducted 287 training and service programs in 160 cities.

 For more than 30 years, FedEx has provided financial, operational and logistical support to ORBIS as well as access to the world through its global networks.  FedEx pilots volunteer to fly the dedicated team of ophthalmologists, nurses and technicians to remote locations across the world, while other FedEx team members support ORBIS in a variety of roles, such as providing maintenance and ground support, serving as translators, and helping to transport medical supplies.

For more information, contact Natali Fahmi, FedEx Express Middle East Senior Communication Specialist at +9714 3091232.

About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, by a definite time and date with a money-back guarantee.

About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services.  With annual revenues of $61 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 400,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. To learn more about how FedEx connects people and possibilities around the world, please visit about.fedex.com.

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