( – FocusAsia Media Ltd)

CINCINNATI, Feb 26 (FAM) – DHL Express is to take delivery of six new Boeing 777F-200 cargo aircraft this year, with the first this year arriving last Thursday at its main US air hub Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) – from which the aircraft will be operated by DHL Express’ partner airline Kalitta.

As part of the overall modernisation and renewal of the international express service provider’s long-haul intercontinental fleet, in 2018, DHL ordered 14 new Boeing 777Fs, with four delivered in 2019, six to be delivered this year, and the remaining four to be taken into service in 2021, to replace older aircraft.