FedEx Named Presenting Sponsor of the 2022 Midsouth Airshow
Millington, Tennessee - (Feb. 16, 2022) - FedEx will be the presenting sponsor of the 2022 Midsouth Airshow held June 18-19, 2022, at the Millington-Memphis Airport. This event will showcase the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying their new F-18 Super Hornets. “FedEx is a global leader in aviation, and their partnership will help inspire the next generation of aviation leaders in the Memphis area” says Roy Remington, Executive Director of the Millington-Memphis Airport. “The Blue Angels represent the pride and professionalism of the U.S. Navy, just as FedEx flight crews represent the professionalism and delivery commitment carried by all 30,000 of FedEx’s Memphis-based employees” Remington says. “FedEx’s support enables us to hold this event, and their commitment to our community, and dedication to passing on shared aviation values, is greatly appreciated”.
“As the world’s largest cargo airline, FedEx Express is proud to sponsor the Midsouth Airshow and connect with aviation fans from across the region,” said Don Dillman, Senior Vice President of Flight Operations, FedEx Express. “Our crewmembers consist of thousands of the most skilled pilots in the world, operating with the most advanced aviation technologies in the industry, and we’re always looking for the next generation of aviators to launch their career with us.”
The Midsouth Airshow is a two-day event packed with over 17 aerial performers including the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs Jump Team, C-130 Hercules ‘Fat Albert’, and local daredevil favorite Skip Stewart. The event also features static aircraft displays and food and games for the whole family. The Midsouth Airshow brings over 75,000 people to the Millington-Memphis Airport. General Admission tickets will go on sale February 21, 2022, at www.MidsouthAirshow.com. Social Media:
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About the Millington-Memphis Airport
The Millington-Memphis Airport is a world-class airport serving travelers in the greater Memphis area. Located 20 minutes from Downtown Memphis on I-269, the Millington-Memphis Airport is the convenient choice for hassle-free travel in the area. The Airport has an 8,000 foot runway capable of accommodating aircraft as large as the Boeing 777, and has served as the designated alternate for FedEx for over 20 years. The Airport opened in 1917 and the Millington Airport Authority has overseen governance and growth of the facility since 1993. https://millingtonairport.com