Ahead of holidays, FedEx leans on special bonuses to keep pilots from retiring

FILE PHOTO: A FedEx Express airplane is pictured during its approach to Los Angeles International Airport, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. February 11, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

SEATTLE/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Santa’s sleigh cannot fly without its pilot. With the peak holiday shipping season fast-approaching, global package delivery giant FedEx Corp is paying retirement-age pilots bonuses of $40,000 – and potentially as much as $110,000 – to keep them flying into next year, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter […]

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