DHL adds additional around-the-world flight

International express services provider, DHL, has announced significant enhancements to its intercontinental delivery capabilities, with the launch on 27 March of a new, additional round-the-world flight.


ACMI B747-8F DHL express intercontinental round-the-world Southern Air


International express services provider, DHL, has announced significant enhancements to its intercontinental delivery capabilities, with the launch on 27 March of a new, additional round-the-world flight connecting Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Leipzig, Germany. The services are enabled through the introduction of three new B777F freighters, operated by ACMI provider, Southern Air.

The transit time capability between Asia and Western US and Canada will be enhanced with a greater number of Asian origin locations, such as Penang and Ho Chi Minh City, as well as key trade hubs including Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Manila and a significant number of cities throughout China benefiting from next-day connection into Los Angeles and much of Western US and Canada.

This represents the first time that customers in many Asian cities will be able to enjoy a one-day express delivery service with any carrier on this important intercontinental lane, DHL said.