San Bernardino International Airport Authority and FedEx Express have agreed to begin regularly-scheduled air cargo flights into SBD International Airport.
SAN BERNARDINO, CA, July 17, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Today the San Bernardino International Airport Authority and FedEx Express have agreed to begin regularly-scheduled air cargo flights into SBD International Airport.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, will occupy a 57,000-square-foot facility under a new 10-year agreement. Daily flight operations will begin in October, 2018.
FedEx Express operates one of the largest aircraft fleets in the world with 670 aircraft, serving more than 220 countries and territories. The activity at SBD International Airport will enhance the company’s air cargo network in the region, with plans to add dozens of new jobs at the Airport.
Carey Davis, Mayor of the City of San Bernardino, and President of the San Bernardino International Airport Authority, adds, “Our strategic investment in the Airport and surrounding business center continues to strengthen our community by bringing jobs and commerce to the region. We are very excited to have FedEx expand flight operations into SBD International Airport. The Airport continues to serve as a major contributor to the economic growth in San Bernardino.”
Located 60 miles east of Los Angeles along the I-10 corridor, SBD is ideally located to support the logistics industry. With growing activity and convenient access to three major interstate highways (I-10, I-210 and I-215), air cargo operators like FedEx Express will be able to expedite deliveries to end users and consumers. The airport’s location, combined with newly-expanded state-of-the-art infrastructure, offers significant air cargo opportunities to the logistics industry.
About SBD: SBD International Airport enables air cargo operators to fast-track deliveries while enjoying the region’s most attractive cost structure. Located in the heart of a growing goods-movement corridor surrounded by the I-10, I-210 and I-215 freeways, SBD’s updated facilities include over 60 acres of concrete ramp, a new 5,000-square-foot cross-dock building with 1.6 acres of secured landside ramp, nearly 100 acres of developable land, and specialized cargo equipment. Visit www.sbdairport.com to learn more.
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