For this year's Prime Day, Amazon is taking to the skies.
A fleet of cargo jets will be used in the company's annual day of online deals for the first time in the U.S., it said in a press release Monday.
As anticipation builds for Prime Day shopping deals, background operations look to make sure every order on the company's busiest day of the year arrives on time.
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By the end of last year, Amazon had leased about 40 planes from cargo partner Atlas Air and had been flying them between at least 10 airports, Fortune reported.