13 March, 2022

Six additional 777 Freighters for DHL

DHL Express one of the biggest express package delivery service providers has placed an order for six additional Boeing 777 Freighters, the U.S. planemaker has confirmed,.

This new deal takes DHL Express' order book total to 28 777 Freighters since it placed its first direct order in 2018.

"With the order of six new, large widebody freighter aircraft, we continue to invest in our future and further enhance the capability and reach of our global air network. - will connect DHL's global hubs in Cincinnati, Leipzig and Hong Kong as well as serving other key markets," said Geoff Kehr, senior vice president, Global Air Fleet Management, DHL Express. 

 DHL Express has taken delivery of 15 777 Freighters to date. DHL Express is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group which generated revenues of more than 66 billion euros in 2020. 

"DHL Express' continued confidence in the 777 Freighter is testament to the airplane's outstanding capabilities in supporting global cargo demand," said Ihssane Mounir, Boeing's senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing. "The 777 Freighter's unmatched operating efficiency is enabling DHL to meet its sustainability commitments by reducing carbon emissions and contributing to its overall goal of net zero emissions by 2050."

The 777 Freighter is Boeing's best-selling freighter of all time. Customers from around the world have ordered more than 300 777 Freighters since the program began in 2005.

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