DHL Express has added more than 2,000 tonnes to its weekly airfreight capacity to cater to rising demand for express shipments within Asia and between Asia Pacific and the US.
The express operator will serve the route between Hong Kong and Bangkok six times each week and add 200 tonnes of capacity on the route using a B737-400SF operated by K-Mile Asia.
Meanwhile, Air Hong Kong has added a sixth flight rotation to the two existing routes powered by the airline’s A300-600: Beijing-Hong Kong-Beijing and Hong Kong-Cebu-Manila-Hong Kong. This will offer 1,200 tonne payload each week
For intercontinental shipments, DHL Express will draft AeroLogic’s B777F jet to fly six times a week to connect the hubs in Hong Kong and Cincinnati in the US. This will add another 610 tonnes of weekly capacity on this route.
All in all, the company has added over 2,000 tonnes of capacity in total for the mentioned routes each week.