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DHL Express is adding four 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) as part of its effort to modernize with cost-efficient and reliable freighters for its long-haul intercontinental fleet. The passenger planes will be converted to freighter configuration to match the needs DHL Express.
“We are excited to introduce additional Boeing 767 freighters to the DHL Express air network,” explains Goff Kehr, senior vice president, 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.”
The Boeing 767 freighter family is considered to be one of the world’s most efficient medium wide-body twin-engine freighter.
“Boeing’s 767 freighter, whether it is a production or converted option, offers an unmatched combination of capacity and capability as well as superior economics. We are delighted DHL has selected Boeing platforms to optimize their operations,” said Ihssane Mounir, Boeing’s senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing. “We are 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.”
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