Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season.
Air Ground Xpress will be Closed on Monday May 25, 2020 in Observance of Memorial Day. Air Ground Xpress will not have Sunday May 24th evening LH departures to our gateways and we will not have airport recoveries on Monday May 25th.