New FedEx program looks to recruit pilots

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - FedEx has announced a new program to recruit and retain pilots, and it will start at a university in Mississippi.

The program is called "Purple Runway--a FedEx Pathways Program," and it will help support the airline with a pipeline of highly trained and qualified aviators.

The program will start at Delta State University. It will offer tuition assistance, a mentoring program, advanced training

The end goal for students in the program would be to land a job at Memphis-based FedEx.

Click here to learn more about the program.

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