Bonn,Neu-Isenburg – Parcels as an alternative of passengers: Efficient instantly, Germany’s favourite vacation journey airline Condor will probably be flying 4 of its Boeing 767s on behalf of DHL Specific, the worldwide chief of Specific service. The primary cargo flights below the partnership took off this week. The Condor planes will probably be primarily based at DHL Specific’ largest European hub in Leipzig and transport shipments alongside three routes – to Shannon, Eire, Milan-Malpensa in Italy, and Cologne, Germany. These flights would even be accessible to move Covid-19 vaccines. The partnership will initially prolong till the top of Could.
“We started flying extra cargo final yr and continued to construct on our air freight experience. And we’re more than happy now to be working along with such an skilled associate in DHL Specific,” says Condor COO Christian Schmitt. “The partnership additionally demonstrates Condor’s capacity to regulate to uncommon conditions and, on this case, to work along with DHL to make an essential contribution to sustaining worldwide provide chains.”
“This partnership between cargo and passenger carriers is exclusive,” provides Markus Otto, Senior Vice President Aviation Europe at DHL Specific. “It permits us to react even sooner and extra flexibly to the continued excessive demand for worldwide specific service. The extra capability by Condor permits us to additional enhance service high quality and transit occasions, and keep our development trajectory.”
Since April of final yr, Condor has devoted an rising variety of flights to cargo, transporting primarily medical protecting gear – together with tens of millions of face masks, protecting fits and gloves – along with e-commerce items. Within the course of, a portion of Condor’s Boeing 767 fleet has been transformed to pure cargo plane. For a interval, 14 of Condor’s 16 Boeing 767 plane had been getting used solely for cargo. Condor has additionally skilled and deployed a staff of Cargo Supervisors to supervise cargo operations and guarantee high quality execution. However Germany’s hottest vacation journey airline stays loyal to the journey trade, with Condor at present working flights to the Canary Islands, Egypt, Cuba, the Maldives and the Dominican Republic.
For Deutsche Put up DHL Group’s Specific division, the partnership is a part of a program of motion measures to broaden capability within the face of rising specific volumes worldwide and keep the corporate’s development trajectory. Early in 2021, DHL Specific had already introduced extra purchases of latest wide-body Boeing 777F plane.