(November 16, 2021)
DHL Express has ordered nine Boeing 767-300BCF (Boeing Converted Freighters), the company’s largest 767-300BCF order to date.
The additional freighters will be used to expand DHL’s long-haul intercontinental fleet in response to growing global demand for freight capacity.
DHL Express has ordered nine more Boeing 767-300BCFs.
“We believe in the quality and OEM expertise that comes with Boeing’s converted freighters,” said Geoff Kehr, senior vice president, Global Air Fleet Management, DHL Express. “The additional B767 freighters are part of our efforts to modernize DHL’s long-haul intercontinental fleet to fly in a greener and more cost-effective way. Our goal is to improve our well-connected global network while reducing carbon emissions and fuel consumption to benefit the environment, partners and customers. “
DHL has taken delivery of seven of a batch of eight 767-300BCFs, which have been leased from DHL partner airlines in the Middle East and Latin America to support its expanding regional networks.
“We are delighted that DHL continues to expand its fleet of 767-300BCF to meet the growing demand for its global logistics and freight business,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of commercial sales and marketing at Boeing. . “The versatility of the 767-300BCF makes it the preferred wide-body converted cargo ship for the general and express freight markets, ensuring that DHL will have the capacity, reliability and efficiency they need to seize growth opportunities and maximize their air cargo operations. “
The 767-300BCF can carry up to 51.6 tonnes (113,900 pounds) up to 6,190 kilometers (3,345 nautical miles).