DHL Express orders new Boeing jets

DHL Express has ordered four 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) as part of its plans to modernise and grow its aircraft fleet with cost-efficient and reliable air freighters.

The acquisition of the aircraft is designed to reduce DHL Express fuel costs and CO2 emissions. Boeing has is converting the 767-300 aircraft from passenger configurations to freighter configurations to DHL Express requirements.

“We are excited to introduce additional B767 freighters to the DHL Express air network”, explained Geoff Kehr, SVP Global Air Fleet Management DHL Express. “We have operated the 767-300F model across our global fleet for many years and look forward to continue investing in the platform by adding more 767-300BCFs. The freighter type offers a proven versatility and we appreciate the opportunity to further enhance efficiency while simultaneously improving our environmental footprint. This brings us closer to our Strategy 2025 goals and ensures we deliver the best quality service possible to our customers.”

“Boeing is committed to delivering the freighter capacity that DHL needs to succeed as one of the most trusted logistics and express cargo leaders in the world,” said Ihssane Mounir, Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales and Marketing, The Boeing Company. “We are delighted that they choose Boeing platforms to optimise their operations. Boeing has received 51 orders and commitments for the 767-300BCF to date.”