Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Amazon Prime Day is the first big test of the Prime Air fleet

Amazon.com boxes are shown stacked near a Boeing 767 Amazon "Prime Air" cargo plane on display in a Boeing hangar in Seattle.Amazon's third annual Prime Day has a new piece to its shipping puzzle: airplanes.

The new Prime Air fleet will help deliver the Echo devices, flat-screen TVs and countless other marked-down goods expected to lure consumers' dollars with the easy swipe of a tab. The 30-hour Black Friday-like sales event is marketed to Prime members, meaning the millions of projected shipments destined for doorsteps will have two days or less to get there.

Enter Prime Air — the air cargo service Amazon officially introduced last summer.. . . more

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