airplanenut
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Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:57 am

Hi,

Does anyone know where I can find the breakdown of DHL's fleet? It can be in print or online, I just have no idea where to look anymore, after trying Google way too long. I don't need it to be perfect, just an approximate number of each aircraft type. It can also just be the US fleet.

Thanks,

Jeremy
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columba
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:13 am

757s and 767s as well as older A300s and I think they still have some Dc 8s.
DHL also owns Airborn Express so they might also have some Dc 9s in their fleet.
DHL just recently ordered additional 767s.
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blueflyer
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:53 am

These carriers are owned and controlled by DHL Worldwide Express, its parent company or one of its affiliates (eg DHL Aviation).

Asian Express Airlines (Australia)
1 727-200

Blue Dart Aviation (India)
5 737-200
2 757-200

DHL Aero Expresso (Panama)
4 727-200

DHL Air (UK)
20 757-200

DHL Angola (Angola)
(no fleet details)

DHL de Guatemala (Guatemala)
(no fleet details)

DHL Ecuador (Ecuador)
1 ATR72

DHL International (UAE)
6 727-200

European Air Transport (Belgium)
11 757-200
14 A300B4

Solinair (Slovenia)
(no fleet details)


The following carriers provide lift for but are not controlled by DHL or its parent company (DHL does have a minority stake in some though). These carriers are free to contract with others as well, but the bulk of their freight revenue comes from DHL and many (most) of their planes are in DHL livery.

ABX Air (USA)
42 767-200
24 DC9-30
25 DC9-40

Air Hong Kong (China)
8 A300-600F

Astar Air Cargo (USA)
29 727-200
6 A300B4

Swiftair (Spain)
1 727-200
1 A300B4 (leased from EAT)
5 ATR42
4 ATR72
(This list does not include Swiftair’s passenger aircraft)

Vensecar International (Venezuela)
1 727-100
2 727-200
2 ATR42


These carriers operate dedicated DHL flights, but in their own livery and DHL is just one of many customers.

Ada Air (Albania)
Amerijet (USA)
Atlas Air (USA)
CargoJet Airways (Canada)
Gemini (USA)
Japan Airlines (Japan)
Lufthansa Cargo (Germany)
Martinaire (USA)
Merlin Airways (USA)
Northwest Airlines (USA)
Skyway Enterprise (USA)
Trade Air (Croatia)
Transcarga (Venezuela)
Transmile Air Services (Malaysia)
West Air Sweden (Sweden)

Finally, I believe there is also a Nordic carrier operating flights on behalf of DHL in DHL livery (I want to say Maersk but I think they fly for UPS in Europe) and World Airways used to fly for DHL, but does not do so directly (although Lufthansa Cargo has a wet-lease agreement with World Airways for one of the three MD11s Lufthansa Cargo flies on behalf of DHL across the Atlantic every weeknight).

Quoting Columba (Reply 1):
DHL also owns Airborn Express

DHL owns Airborne Express the package delivery company, but DHL does not own ABX Air the airline that used to operate Airborne Express' flights, because DHL is not a US entity and therefore cannot own a US carrier.

[Edited for clarity]

[Edited 2007-06-05 22:07:43]
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squad55
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:38 am

Quoting BlueFlyer (Reply 2):
These carriers operate dedicated DHL flights, but in their own livery and DHL is just one of many customers.

CargoJet Airways (Canada)

Cargojet does not operate any dedicated DHL flights. DHL is allocated space on CJ, which is also shared with UPS etc.
 
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:43 am

ABX Air also operates DC8-60s for DHL and Astar still operates DC8-70s for DHL.
 
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:45 am

Quoting Squad55 (Reply 3):

Duly noted. I was under the impression CargoJet was flying nightly between YHM and ILM for DHL.
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:28 am

Quoting BlueFlyer (Reply 5):
YHM and ILM for DHL.

DHL's U.S. Base is at ILN in Ohio, not ILM.

Quoting Bwione (Reply 4):
ABX Air also operates DC8-60s for DHL and Astar still operates DC8-70s for DHL.

The DC=8s on the ABX side no longer operate scheduled DHL freight, but rather fill in for the 767's occasionally, and have a few routes that they fly a few times per week, but they are all but out of the fleet. There are only 4 left at ABX, and they will be gone soon, although oddly enough, the company did recently offer an upgrade class for a few new DC-8 pilots.
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:32 am

Those *8,s were all glass cockpits.. pretty nice modification
i can see for 80 miles
 
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:30 pm

Quoting Floridaflyboy (Reply 6):

Sorry, sticky fingers.

Spot on on the DC8s. I'm not usually a fan of older aircraft, but I'll miss seeing DC8s in DHL colors. I was around them quite a bit in my first living-wage-paying job (but not so often in them).
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PKK
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:32 pm

AFRICA
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
ATR42 3 Leased Solenta Aviation
B1900C 2 Leased Solenta Aviation
C208B 4 Leased Solenta Aviation / SAL
B727-200F 2 Owned DHL Aviation (Pvt) Ltd
AN26 2 Leased Scorpion Air Ltd
C406 1 Leased West Air
Total 14

ASIA/PACIFIC
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
A300-600F 8 Joint Venture Air Hong Kong
A330-200P 3 Block Space Cathay/NW/Philippines
MD11F 1 Leased Transmile Air
B747-400P 1 Block Space NW
B747-200F 8 Block Space NW/Korean
B757-200SF 2 Joint Venture Blue Dart
B737-200F 4 JV / Leased Blue Dart / Yangtze River Express
B727-200F 4 Owned / Leased AEA / Transmile Air
SW3 1 Leased Air Niugini
Total 32

CANADA
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
DC8-73F 1 Leased Astar Air Cargo
CV580F 3 Leased N/A
DC9-40 1 Leased ABX Air
SW3 5 Leased N/A
B19 3 Leased N/A
Total 13

EUROPE
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
DC10-30F 1 Leased World Cargo
MD11F 5 Joint Venture LHC
A300B4F 15 Owned EAT
B757-200PF 1 Owned EAT
B757-200SF 10 Owned EAT
B757-200SF 22 Owned DHL UK Air
B737-300F 1 Leased N/A
TU204F 1 Leased N/A
Electra L188 1 Leased Atlantic Airlines
ATP 4 Leased Atlantic Airlines / West Air
ATR42 4 Leased N/A
ATR72 1 Leased N/A
AN26 11 Leased N/A
AN12 3 Leased N/A
EMB120 1 Leased N/A
SW3 1 Leased N/A
L410 3 Leased N/A
C208B 1 Leased N/A
Total 86


LATIN AMERICA
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
B727-200F 9 Owned / Leased DAE / VEC / LAS / Capital
ATR42 3 Owned VEC
SW3 1 Leased N/A
C208B 4 Leased La Costena / Kingfisher
L410 1 Leased Aeroruta Maya
Total 18

MIDDLE EAST
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
B727-200F 7 Owned / Leased SNAS Aviation / N/A
DC8 4 Leased N/A
SW3 1 Owned SNAS Aviation
B1900C 2 Leased N/A
AN12 1 Leased Scorpion Air Ltd
Total 15

USA - ABX Air
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
DC8-60 4 Leased ABX Air
DC9-30 30 Leased ABX Air
DC9-40 28 Leased ABX Air
B767-200 29 Leased ABX Air
Total 91

USA - Astar
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
A300B4F 6 Leased Astar Air Cargo
B727-200F 29 Leased Astar Air Cargo
DC8-73F 6 Leased Astar Air Cargo
Total 41

USA - Various*
Aircraft Type No. Owned / Leased Operator
B18 1 Leased Various*
B1900C 4 Leased Various*
BE65 1 Leased Various*
BE99 7 Leased Various*
C208A 3 Leased Various*
C208B 12 Leased Various*
C402B 3 Leased Various*
C404 3 Leased Various*
CV580 2 Leased Various*
EMB11 1 Leased Various*
EMB120 2 Leased Various*
PA31 1 Leased Various*
SW3 13 Leased Various*
SH360 4 Leased Various*
SH330 3 Leased Various*
Total 60

*)
Air cargo Carriers - Air Now - Airpac - Ameriflight - Bemidji Aviation - Berry Aviation - Business Aviation Courier - Eagle Air Cargo - IBC Airways - Key Lime Air - Martinaire - Nolinor Aviation - Perimeter - Phillips Air - Redding Aero - Roblex Aviation - Skylink Express - South Aero - Suburban Airfreight - Superior Aviation - Western Aviators

GRAND TOTAL 370
 
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:38 pm

Where do you guys get this info? I was just looking for this yesterday..............

cool post thanks
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airplanenut
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:47 am

Awesome information... thanks to everyone for the help! I just wish this would have revealed another US Cargo carrier flying 757s. as part of the fleet.. just UPS and World Airways, it seems.

Thanks!

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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Thu Jun 07, 2007 3:02 am

Quoting Airplanenut (Reply 11):

And FedEx. They're going to operate converted ex-US 757s. The first one is at MEM already. RE: FedEx 757 Now Easily Viewable In MEM (by Lexy May 28 2007 in Civil Aviation)
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:45 pm

Quoting PKK (Reply 9):

GRAND TOTAL 370

Hi PKK. It is interesting to see your numbers. I did a thread about this in January 2006, where you provided a list from September 2005. At that time the total fleet list was 440 airplanes. Do you know why they now have "just" 370 planes operating on behalf of DHL? That is 70 planes less and have happened when the on-time cargo marked has exploded.
How Many Airplane/airlines - On Behalf Of DHL? (by OyKIE Jan 8 2006 in Civil Aviation) Your reply is nr 20.
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RE: Breakdown Of DHL's Fleet

Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:48 pm

Here is the list provided by PKK in 2006.

OyKIE,

Got the Sep. 2005 fleet list. 440 is the total. Here you go:

NETWORK STATISTICS SEPTEMBER 2005

Flights Sectors per day
Asia Pacific Region 32
Latin America Region 58
Africa Region 60
USA Region 279
Europe Region 240
Middle East Region 31
Canada 16
(owned or full chartered aircraft only)

Number of Aircraft

Europe
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
DC10/30 1
MD11 5
A300B4F 12
DC8/73 1
B757-200PF 1
B757-200SF 34
ATP 1
CV580 2
HS748 1
ATR42 2
AN26 7
AN12 1
EMB120 3
Shorts 360 1
Let410 5
C208B 3
TOTAL 80

Africa
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
Boeing B727-200 2
ATR42 4
C208B 9
C406 1
TOTAL 16

Middle East
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
Metro III 4
A300B4F 1
B727-200F 6
TOTAL 11

USA Contracted
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
BellJet Heli B206L 1
Beech19 9
Beech99 5
Beech18 3
Beech65 2
Air Commander AC500 2
Cessna208A 6
Cessna208B 25
Cessna401 1
Cessna402 7
CV580 6
MD11 2
EMB11 1
EMB12 3
HS748 2
Fokker27 1
PA Navajo31 8
Metro 227H 4
Metro 227L 29
Metro 226 5
Shorts 330 7
Shorts 360 6
Shorts 7 2
TOTAL 137

ASTAR
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
727-200A 27
DC8 8
A300 6
TOTAL 41

ABX
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
B767F 2
B762 24
DC863 16
DC94 30
DC93 42
TOTAL 114

Canada
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
Boeing 727-200 2
HS748 1
CV580 1
Beech 1900 2
Metro 3 2
TOTAL 8

Asia / Pacific
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
A300-600F 5
A300-B4F 2
A330P 3
B727-200F 2
B737-200F 2
Metro 3 1
TOTAL 15

Latin America
AIRCRAFT TYPE NO
B727-100 1
B727-200 7
ATR42-300 3
C208B 4
Let 410 1
Metro 1
Short 1
TOTAL 18

GRAND TOTAL: 440
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