DHL Express Expands Capacity In Asia To Meet E-Commerce Demand
DHL Express has expanded its capacity by covering the Intra-Asian and Trans-Pacific market in order to meet the growing demand.
In the intra-Asian market, the express operator added a B737-400SF flight six times a week between Hong Kong and Bangkok operated by K-Mile; and Air Hong Kong added a sixth flight rotation to two existing routes operated by the A300-600 on behalf of the company.
The Air Hong Kong connections are: Beijing-Hong Kong-Beijing and Hong Kong-Cebu-Manila-Hong Kong.
And to meet the demand for intercontinental freight, a B777F aircraft operated by AeroLogic, the company’s joint venture with Lufthansa Cargo, will fly six times a week from DHL Express’s Central Asia hub in Hong Kong to the Cincinnati hub in the United States. United.
The company said pandemic and pandemic restrictions have further accelerated the growth of online sales: In 2020, e-commerce accounted for half of retail sales in Asia-Pacific and is expected to reach 61% by 2025.
âTo ensure that we are ready to meet the large increase in demand expected during peak seasons, we are constantly improving our fleet and adjusting our air network to provide our customers with the most efficient and accurate international deliveries in the world. time, âsaid Sean Wall, executive vice president. president, network operations and aviation, DHL Express Asia Pacific.