FedEx said yesterday that it intends to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from its aircraft fleet by 20% by 2020. It said it already has reduced CO2 emissions by 3.7% per ATM since 2005. Key to the increased efficiency will be the replacement of its 90 727Fs with at least 87 757-200 converted freighters by 2016. The 757s will reduce "fuel consumption up to 36% while providing 20% more payload capacity," it said. "FedEx is also reducing the amount of fuel we use when a plane is at the gate by ...

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