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Could Amazon's Prime Air freighters one day carry DHL Express packages?

Widebodies less likely to see second life as freighters

March 13, 2017 at 9:30 am 0 comments

SAN DIEGO – After years of stagnant demand for widebody freighter conversions, 2016 saw the market suddenly bounce back. Last year, fourteen 767 P-to-F conversions were added to the global widebody freighter fleet (eleven 767-300BDSFs and three 767-300BCFs), and a similar number will be put into service in 2017. However,Read More

Record fourth-quarter earnings cap a great year for DP-DHL

Record fourth-quarter earnings cap a great year for DP-DHL

March 10, 2017 at 10:18 am 0 comments

Capitalizing on strong e-commerce growth and on a return to financial health by its forwarding arm, Deutsche Post-DHL reported net profit up more than 25% to €841 million in the fourth quarter of 2016. The big jump came despite revenue remaining almost flat (up just 0.5%) at €15.41 billion. OperatingRead More

DHL completes expansion of its Americas Hub

DHL completes expansion of its Americas Hub

March 1, 2017 at 10:54 am 0 comments

DHL Express completed a major expansion of its main hub for the Americas, and is on a hiring spree to increase its workforce there by almost 40%. The expansion at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) includes a new, 45 acre (18.2 hectare) north ramp with sixteen additional aircraft gates (bringing theRead More

A strong quarter ends Atlas’ “historic” year

A strong quarter ends Atlas’ “historic” year

February 23, 2017 at 10:51 am 0 comments

2016 was quite a year for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW). During the year, the company: Acquired Southern Air Holdings, including subsidiary carrier Southern Air, with its five 777Fs and five 737-400Fs, all in CMI operation for DHL, and Signed an agreement with Amazon, under which Atlas agreed to leaseRead More

DHL enters online load-matching marketplace

February 1, 2017 at 11:51 am 0 comments

This month, DHL entered the online load-matching marketplace with the launch of its recently-acquired platform, CILLOX, a service that connects shippers with available FTL and LTL truck capacity across Europe in real-time. Shippers can specify shipment parameters, such as speed and handling requirements, and receive a quotation instantly from multipleRead More

Judge’s decision ends ABX pilot strike

Judge’s decision ends ABX pilot strike

November 24, 2016 at 10:38 am 0 comments

Late yesterday, US District Court Judge Timothy Black ruled that a strike by pilots at ABX Air was not permissible, and that the pilots must return to work. While this is good news for US consumers planning to shop online with Amazon over the Thanksgiving holiday, and for businesses planningRead More

ABX pilots strike

ABX pilots strike

November 22, 2016 at 10:56 am 1 comment

Update 23 November: A judge in the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, will hold an evidentiary hearing on the case late today (Wednesday), but until he reaches a decision, the strike looks set to continue. This morning, four days before Black Friday, the beginning of the annual consumer shoppingRead More

DHL investments in India bode well for Blue Dart Aviation

DHL investments in India bode well for Blue Dart Aviation

November 18, 2016 at 10:37 am 0 comments

DP-DHL’s Post eCommerce Parcel (PeP) division is investing US $75 million through its local subsidiary, Blue Dart Express, to meet the rapidly-growing demands for e-commerce logistics. These investments will increase automation and add much needed capacity to two of India’s busiest air hubs in Delhi and Mumbai, but what mightRead More