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Encyclopedia > DHL Air
DHL Air
IATA
D0
ICAO
DHK
Callsign
WORLD EXPRESS
Founded 1982
Hubs Nottingham East Midlands Airport
Fleet size 22
Destinations
Parent company Deutsche Post WorldNet
Headquarters Hounslow, United Kingdom
Key people
Website: http://www.dhl.com/
DHL Air Boeing 757-236(SF)

DHL Air is a cargo airline based in Castle Donington, United Kingdom. It operates services on DHL's European network, as well as charters for third parties. Its main base is East Midlands Airport[1]. IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Nottingham East Midlands Airport (IATA: EMA, ICAO: EGNX) is an airport in the East Midlands of England, near Castle Donington in Leicestershire. ... Hounslow is the principal town of the London Borough of Hounslow in West London. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... FedEx DC-10 Cargo airlines (or airfreight carriers, and derivatives of these names) are airlines dedicated to the transport of cargo. ... A DHL Boeing 757 A DHL Sprinter van DHL Boat in Venice DHL Truck in Singapore DHL boat in Amsterdam, carrying DHL bicycles aboard DHL is a Deutsche Post company that provides international shipping of documents and freight as well as contract logistics. ... East Midlands Airport[1] (IATA: EMA, ICAO: EGNX) is an airport in the East Midlands of England, near Castle Donington in Leicestershire. ...


DHL Air Limited holds a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, it is permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats. [2] The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the public corporation which oversees and regulates all aspects of aviation in the UK. It was established in 1972. ...

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History

The company was formed as Elan Air in 1982 and became DHL Air in August 1989. The airline was established in March 2001 and started operations in December 2001.[citation needed] Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ...


It is wholly owned by Deutsche Post WorldNet and has 270 employees (at March 2007)[1]. --> Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Fleet

The DHL Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2007) [1] : --> Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

The Boeing 757 is an American short to medium haul commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ...

External links

  • DHL
  • DHL Air Fleet Detail

References

  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-04-03, p. 73. 
  2. ^ Operating Licence

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