DHL Aviation

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DHL Aviation
Division
Industry Express Logistics,
Air freight
Founded 1969; 49 years ago (1969)
Headquarters Bonn, Germany
Owner Deutsche Post
Parent DHL Express
Website DHL Express Division - Aviations

DHL Aviation is a division of DHL Express (owned by Deutsche Post DHL) responsible for providing air transport capacity. It is not a single airline but refers to several airlines owned, co-owned or chartered by DHL Express. In 2009, Deutsche Post World Net rebranded to Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL). In the U.S., DHL Airways was renamed Astar Air Cargo which in turn operated air freight services as a cargo airline for DHL until 2012.

Overview

Deutsche Post owns five main airlines, which provide services by region:

It also owns the following smaller airlines:

Deutsche Post also has stakes in the following airlines, some of which also operate under the DHL brand or livery:[2]

Fleet

DHL Aviation Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Operator Notes
Airbus A300-600RF 10 0 Operated by Air Hong Kong
4 Operated by ASL Airlines Ireland
21 Operated by European Air Transport Leipzig
Airbus A330-300P2F 1 7 Order with 10 options
ATR 42-300F 1 0 Operated by Aero Express Del Ecuador
1 Operated by DHL de Guatemala
1 Operated by Vensecar Internacional
Boeing 727-200F 3 0 Operated by Raya Airways
3 Operated by Vensecar Internacional
Boeing 737-400SF 3 4 Operated by ASL Airlines Ireland
5 Operated by Southern Air[3]
Boeing 747-400BCF 3 0 Operated by Air Hong Kong
4 Operated by Kalitta Air
Boeing 747-8F 4 0 Operated by Atlas Air[4]
Boeing 757-200F 6 0 Operated by Blue Dart Aviation Aircraft registered VH-TCA in "The Flying Orangutan" livery of Jeremy Clarkson from The Grand Tour[5]
Aircraft registered G-DHKK in "Hair Force One" livery of James May from The Grand Tour[5]
4 Operated by DHL Aero Expreso
22 Operated by DHL Air UK
3 Operated by DHL International Aviation ME
11 Operated by European Air Transport Leipzig
Boeing 767-200F 5 0 Operated by Atlas Air
2 Operated by DHL International Aviation ME
1 Operated by Raya Airways
Boeing 767-300ERF 2 0 Operated by Atlas Air Aircraft registered G-DHLG in "Small Goods" livery of Richard Hammond from The Grand Tour[5]
4 Operated by DHL Air UK
Boeing 777F 8 0 Operated by AeroLogic
4 Operated by Southern Air
Tupolev Tu-204-100C 1 0 Operated by Aviastar-TU
Total 188 4

References

  1. ^ "Blue Dart Aviation Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net Just Aviation. 
  2. ^ "Participation list" (PDF). Annual Financial Statements. Deutsche Post AG. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 7, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-07. 
  3. ^ "Southern Air" (PDF). 
  4. ^ "Another Atlas Air freighter". 
  5. ^ a b c The Grand Tour Fans (2018-01-12), The Grand Tour: DHL Name our Planes Competition, retrieved 2018-01-23 

External links

  • DHL Express Division - Aviations

See also

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