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.