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Old 10-16-2014, 09:15 PM   #1  
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Default UPS loses CDC contract to FEDEX?

I believe UPS has verbiage in their FOM or OPSPECS referencing Center For Disease Control (CDC) flights. In addition to that, I remember being informed that various warehouses in SDF are stocked with various supplies the CDC would need in certain unfortunate situations that could be loaded onto UPS aircraft and dispatched in minimal time.
If this is true, not only did UPS fail to win the USPS mail contract, but UPS also failed to retain an extremely lucrative contract that may be worth it's weight in gold in the coming weeks if/when CDC flights are activated.

Does anyone have any updated info on CDC flights?
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Old 10-16-2014, 09:29 PM   #2  
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They reported in the Memphis news today that Fedex was delivering equipment/supplies to Liberia.
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They reported in the Memphis news today that Fedex was delivering equipment/supplies to Liberia.
I'm sure those are "A" team flights........
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I'm sure those are "A" team flights........
Cute purple hazmat suits....?
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Liberia? Ebola? Sounds like a 100th percentile, Reserve sitting schmo will get those trips.
Pandas and kilts are a different story.
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Ummm yeah, you guys can fly that ****! We will stick to lithium batteries!
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Liberia? Ebola? Sounds like a 100th percentile, Reserve sitting schmo will get those trips.
Pandas and kilts are a different story.
Wolfpack won't touch these. Draft may not even work. Reserve callouts for sure.
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Default FedEx charters to West Africa??

Can't wait to see the photograph of the purple "haz-kilts" and the 777 with the giant ebola virus cell sticker slapped on to the side of the airplane!!
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Pandas and kilts are a different story.
Right you are, Ken!
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What's the pairing information? Curious as to whom is flying it.
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