YTO Express takes 4th 737-300F, may have firmed 10 737-800BCF options

Last month, YTO Express Airlines took delivery of its fourth freighter-converted 737-300. Yesterday evening, on 5 July, the plane took off on its maiden flight to Beijing Capital (PEK) from Hangzhou’s Xiaoshan (HGH) airport sporting YTO livery. YTO is leasing the ex-Donghai Airlines freighter (24916) from GECAS, and plans to begin using it immediately to […]

DHLGF, Chinese express carriers scramble for Russia

Driven in part by thriving cross-border e-commerce demand, DHL Global Forwarding expanded its Airfreight Plus service with the addition of Moscow and other Russian cities, bringing the total number of countries within its Airfreight Plus network to 54. Meanwhile, SF Express has designated Changchun as a key hub for cross-border shipments bound for Russia. Airfreight Plus […]

YTO on course for widebody growth

China’s third largest express delivery company, YTO Express Airlines, has formally announced plans to introduce at least three widebody freighters into its fleet by 2018 as it prepares for international expansion, reports China Aviation Daily. Given that e-commerce giant, Alibaba is a major equity stakeholder in the airline, and that Alibaba’s logistics network Cainiao works […]

Beijing to get 44 more weekly express flights

Two of China’s major express companies have applied for more flights to/from Beijing. And not just one or two more, but almost seven more every day. According to a report in the China Aviation Daily, YTO Express Airlines, the recently-launched air arm of Shanghai-based YTO Express, applied to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) […]
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