DHL Buys Three 747-400 BCFs For US$144 Million For Asia Network

- Apr 22, 2016-

DHL has announced it has bought three Boeing 747-400 converted freighters(BCFs)for EUR100 million(US$144 million)to cater for the growing Asian parcel market.

The three aircraft will be operated by Air Hong Kong,a joint venture between Cathay Pacific and DHL.

According to a company statement,each of the three planes has a payload of 100 tonnes and will service three high capacity routes six days a week:Tokyo-Hong Kong,Singapore-Hong Kong,Shanghai-Hongkong.

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