FedEx Express orders Boeing 767 and 777 freighters to modernize fleet

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and air cargo carrier FedEx Express have announced the placement FedEx´s order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters, the company said.

The new airplanes, valued at $6.6 billion at list prices, will appear on Boeing´s Orders and Deliveries webpage once contingencies have been met.

FedEx Express and Boeing have a long-standing partnership. The express carrier is a major operator of the Boeing 757 Freighter and the largest operator of the 767 Freighter and 777 Freighter. FedEx is also a customer of Boeing´s Global Services business.