DHL Aviation
IATA ICAO Callsign
Various Various Various
Founded1969 (1969)
Hubs
Fleet size199
Destinations225
Parent companyDHL
HeadquartersBonn, Germany
Websiteaviationcargo.dhl.com

DHL Aviation is a division of DHL responsible for providing air transport capacity. It is not a single airline but a group of airlines that are either owned, co-owned or chartered by DHL Express.

Overview

DHL currently owns six main airlines, which provide services in various global regions:

DHL also owns the following smaller subsidiary airlines:

As of December 2007 DHL had stakes in the following airlines, some of which also operate under the DHL brand or livery:[8]

Former owned airlines:

In 2021, DHL Aviation announced the relocation of one of its main hub operations from Bergamo to Milan Malpensa Airport, where it opened new logistics facilities.[12]

Fleet

A DHL Airbus A300-600RF operated by EAT Leipzig.
A DHL Airbus A330-200F operated by EAT Leipzig.
A DHL ATR 42-320F operated by DHL de Guatemala.
A DHL Boeing 747-400BCF operated by Kalitta Air.
A DHL Boeing 757-200PCF operated by EAT Leipzig.
A DHL Boeing 767-200BDSF operated by ABX Air.
A DHL Boeing 777F now operated by Atlas Air.

As of January 2024, the DHL Aviation fleet currently consists of the following aircraft:[13]

DHL Aviation fleet
Aircraft In
service
Orders Operator Notes
Airbus A300-600RF 36 9 Air Hong Kong
4 ASL Airlines Ireland
22 European Air Transport Leipzig
1 Solinair
Airbus A321-200P2F 1 1 4 SmartLynx Malta [14]
Airbus A321-200PCF 3 3 SmartLynx Malta
Airbus A330-200F 5 3 European Air Transport Leipzig
1 ASL Airlines Ireland
2 Air Hong Kong
Airbus A330-300P2F 11 2 European Air Transport Leipzig
3 ASL Airlines Ireland
3 Air Hong Kong
2 DHL Air UK
ATR 42-300F 3 1 DHL Ecuador
1 DHL de Guatemala
1 Vensecar Internacional
ATR 72-200F 3 3 Solenta Aviation
Boeing 737-400SF 18 4 Swiftair
1 Air Ghana
1 ASL Airlines Ireland
2 DHL Aero Expreso
3 Cargoair
3 Mesa Airlines
2 iAero Airways
3 Kalitta Charters
Boeing 737-800SF 1 1 Mesa Airlines
Boeing 737-800BCF 8 6 2 iAero Airways
Boeing 737-800BDSF 3 3 Swiftair [15]
Boeing 747-400BCF 2 2 Kalitta Air
Boeing 747-8F 6 6 Polar Air Cargo
Boeing 757-200SF 5 5 DHL Air UK
Boeing 757-200PCF 31 4 DHL Aero Expreso
5 DHL Air UK
9 European Air Transport Leipzig
17 DHL Air Austria
6 Blue Dart Aviation
Boeing 767-200BDSF 13 1 21 Air
1 Sky Taxi
4 DHL International Aviation ME
3 ABX Air
4 Amerijet International
Boeing 767-300BCF 30 1 7 Tasman Cargo Airlines
4 DHL Air UK
2 DHL Aero Expreso
7 Kalitta Air
3 ABX Air
4 Polar Air Cargo
8 DHL International Aviation ME
Boeing 777F 21 8 10[16] AeroLogic [17][18]
6 Atlas Air
5 Kalitta Air
3 Singapore Airlines[19]
Boeing 777-200LR/MF 9 Mammoth Freighters Deliveries to commence in 2024.[20]
Eviation Alice 12 DHL International Aviation ME Deliveries to commence in 2024.[21]
Total 200 46

See also

References

  1. ^ "EAT Leipzig Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  2. ^ "DHL Air Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  3. ^ "First Boeing 757 Arrives for DHL Freighter Conversion Program". boeing.mediaroom.com. 11 July 2000. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  4. ^ "DHL and Boeing in talks over 40 more 757-200 freighters". flightglobal.com. 10 October 2000. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  5. ^ "DHL International Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Blue Dart Aviation Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net. Retrieved November 4, 2021.
  7. ^ "DHL Air Austria Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net Just Aviation.
  8. ^ "Participation list" (PDF). Annual Financial Statements. Deutsche Post AG. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 December 2008. Retrieved 7 November 2008.
  9. ^ "AeroLogic Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Please verify your request". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Cathay takes full control of freighter Air Hong Kong". www.scmp.com. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2022.
  12. ^ "DHL finds new home in Italy". airliners.de. 25 March 2021. Retrieved 25 March 2021.[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ "DHL Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  14. ^ "EFW bags six A321P2Fs order from SmartLynx". www.aircargonews.net. 16 February 2022. Retrieved 16 February 2022.
  15. ^ "Swiftair Fleet Details and History". www.planespotters.net. Retrieved 11 January 2023.
  16. ^ "Boeing 777: Orders and Deliveries (updated monthly)". The Boeing Company. September 30, 2019. Archived from the original on August 23, 2013. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  17. ^ Pickett, Riley (August 16, 2022). "Singapore Airlines Joins Forces With DHL To Operate US-Bound Cargo Routes". Simple Flying. Retrieved September 18, 2022.
  18. ^ "DHL Express Places New Order for Six Additional 777 Freighters". The Boeing Company. March 8, 2022. Retrieved March 8, 2022.
  19. ^ "Singapore Airlines to Fly 5 Boeing 777 Freighters For DHL". simpleflying.com. March 11, 2022. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  20. ^ "Mammoth Freighters now aims for 2024 certification". www.aircargonews.net. 21 April 2023. Retrieved 23 April 2023.
  21. ^ "DHL EXPRESS SHAPES FUTURE FOR SUSTAINABLE AVIATION WITH THE ORDER OF FIRST-EVER ALL-ELECTRIC CARGO PLANES FROM EVIATION". DHL. 3 August 2021. Archived from the original on 3 August 2021. Retrieved 4 August 2021.