A FedEx pilot was arrested in China and released on bail, the company said on Thursday (Sep 19), amid an ongoing row with Beijing over the US firm’s delivery irregularities involving telecoms giant Huawei. FedEx is facing multiple investigations in China, where it has come under fire for delivery issues related to Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. (AFP/SCOTT OLSON) Todd Hohn, a former US Air Force pilot, was arrested by Chinese authorities a week ago as he waited for a commercial flight in the company’s Asia hub of Guangzhou, after making a round of deliveries. After the arrest, authorities searched his luggage where they found air gun pellets, a source close to the matter told AFP. “Chinese authorities in Guangzhou detained and later released one of our pilots on bail after an item was found in his luggage prior to a commercial flight,” a FedEx spokeswoman told AFP, confirming information first published in the Wall Street Journal. Chinese authorities have opened a criminal investigation, according to the paper. FedEx is facing multiple investigations in China, where it has come under fire for delivery irregularities related to Huawei. In May, FedEx apologised for “misrouting” what it said was a “small number” of… Read full this story
- Buffalo arrest bungled: Authorities to drop charges against Keith Johnson in deadly shooting
- Financial advisor peddles retirement planning expertise to pilots in FedEx's hometown
- Second Canadian facing trouble in China following Huawei CFO arrest
- Tibetan exile group: At least 30 killed in Chinese crackdown
- Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago paid $20,000 to 'party organizer'
- Chinese Islamic group warns Muslims to avoid transit during Olympics
- 8 killed in Tibetan area as Chinese police open fire on protesters
- London arrest of United Airlines pilot is just latest in pilot drinking episodes
- Many free mobile VPN apps are based in China or have Chinese ownership
- Liu Xia, Liu Xiaobo's wife of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner, allowed prison visit
US FedEx pilot arrested by Chinese authorities have 320 words, post on www.vir.com.vn at September 19, 2019. This is cached page on Vietnam Art News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.