China Releases American FedEx Pilot After Nine Months in Detention

HONG KONG—Chinese authorities have unveiled a FedEx Corp. pilot detained 9 months ago in the

HONG KONG—Chinese authorities have unveiled a FedEx Corp. pilot detained 9 months ago in the southern city of Guangzhou, easing a pressure position on the delivery big that has been in Beijing’s crosshairs amid business disputes amongst the U.S. and China.

Retired U.S. Air Force colonel Todd A. Hohn was detained in September when ready for a business flight soon after flying deliveries all through Asia from the FedEx regional hub in Guangzhou.