Chinese Pandas touch down in Paris

FedEx Express announced the safe arrival of two three-year-old giant pandas, Huan Huan and Yuan Zi, from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China, at Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport in France.


Chinese Pandas touch down in Paris


FedEx Express announced the safe arrival of two three-year-old giant pandas, Huan Huan and Yuan Zi, from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China, at Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport in France. Working in conjunction with ZooParc de Beauval, the specially-chartered Boeing 777F flight known as the ‘FedEx Panda Express’ marks the first time in 10 years that giant pandas will reside in France.“FedEx Express is uniquely qualified to fly special cargo,” said David L. Cunningham Jr., president, FedEx Express Asia Pacific.

Exotic cargo transported by FedEx Express has included polar bears, white tigers, elephants, penguins, mountain lions, gorillas, eagles and even a 13-foot tiger shark used in filming the movie Jaws. Other unusual international cargo transported by FedEx includes a windmill from Denmark, the Ryder Cup and a vintage Jaguar Le Mans car worth more than £1 million.