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Encyclopedia > European Air Transport
European Air Transport
IATA
QY
ICAO
BCS
Callsign
Eurotrans
Founded 1971
Hubs Brussels Airport
Fleet size 27
Destinations
Parent company DHL
Headquarters Brussels, Belgium
Key people
Website: http://www.dhl.com
Airbus A300B4 Freighter
Airbus A300B4 Freighter

European Air Transport is a cargo airline based in Brussels, Belgium. It operates express parcel services in Europe on behalf of DHL. It also offers ad hoc cargo services including livestock transport. Its main base is Brussels Airport. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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. ... Brussels Airport (IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR) (also called in Dutch: Luchthaven Zaventem or in French: Aéroport de Zaventem), also Zaventem Airport or Brussels (Zaventem) International Airport, was formerly known as Brussel Nationaal/Bruxelles-National (Brussels National). ... 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. ... Nickname: The Capital Of Europe, Comic City City of a 100 Museums[] Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Coordinates: Country Belgium Region Brussels-Capital Region Founded 979 Founded (Region) June 18, 1989  - Mayor (Municipality) Freddy Thielemans Area    - City 162 (Region) km²  (62. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 546 pixel Image in higher resolution (1564 × 1068 pixel, file size: 806 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) DHL Airbus A300B4-200 (OO-DLZ) takes off from London Luton Airport, Bedfordshire, England. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 546 pixel Image in higher resolution (1564 × 1068 pixel, file size: 806 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) DHL Airbus A300B4-200 (OO-DLZ) takes off from London Luton Airport, Bedfordshire, England. ... FedEx DC-10 Cargo airlines (or airfreight carriers, and derivatives of these names) are airlines dedicated to the transport of cargo. ... Nickname: The Capital Of Europe, Comic City City of a 100 Museums[] Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Coordinates: Country Belgium Region Brussels-Capital Region Founded 979 Founded (Region) June 18, 1989  - Mayor (Municipality) Freddy Thielemans Area    - City 162 (Region) km²  (62. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... 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. ... Brussels Airport (IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR) (also called in Dutch: Luchthaven Zaventem or in French: Aéroport de Zaventem), also Zaventem Airport or Brussels (Zaventem) International Airport, was formerly known as Brussel Nationaal/Bruxelles-National (Brussels National). ...

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History

The airline was established and started operations in 1971. It was founded by 4 pilots and diversified in 1972 by setting up a flying school, which in 1973 became the Piper Flying School in Europe. VIP, ambulance and express cargo charters were added later and in 1986 European Air Transport (EAT) was bought by integrator DHL to transport urgent shipments across Europe. It employs 600 staff. The airline has three hubs, Brussels, its main base of operation and home of the largest DHL sorting facility, Milan and Cologne. EAT also runs two focus cities on behalf of DHL in East Midland and Barcelona, where freight and urgent shipments are exchanged between EAT and other carriers operating on behalf of DHL to serve, respectively, the UK and Mediterrannean markets. 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2008, DHL will reposition their main hub to Leipzig, Germany. This will result in almost complete retrenchment of current EAT and DHL Aviation staff in Brussels. 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Services

European Air Transport also operates services to the following international freight destinations (at January 2005): Milan-Bergamo, Bahrain, Dubai, Kandahar, Lyon , Tel Aviv, Copenhagen, East Midlands and Milan-Malpensa, Athens. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Milan (Italian: ; Lombard: Milán (listen)) is one of the biggest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. ... Small street (via della Noca) leading to città alta. ... Coordinates: Emirate Dubai Government  - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area [1]  - Metro 4,114 km² (1,588. ... This article is about the city in Afghanistan. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: (Franco-Provençal: Forward, forward, Lyon the best) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Region Rhône-Alpes Department Rhône (69) Subdivisions 9 arrondissements Intercommunality Urban Community of Lyon Mayor Gérard Collomb  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... For other uses, see Copenhagen (disambiguation). ... The East Midlands is one of the regions of England and consists of most of the eastern half of the traditional region of the Midlands. ... Milan (Italian: ; Lombard: Milán (listen)) is one of the biggest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. ... Athens (Greek Αθήνα Athína) is the capital and largest city of Greece. ...


Fleet

The European Air Transport fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2006) [1]:

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Gallery

External links

  • EAT/DHL Airlines Corporate Page
  • European Air Transport Fleet Detail

References

  1. ^ Flight International, 3-9 October 2006

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European Air Transport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (205 words)
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