Freight News, Air, Forwarding

DHL launches China-Europe-US charter

[ September 14, 2020   //   ]

Deutsche Post DHL Group’s DHL Global Forwarding arm has launched an air freight charter connecting Asia Pacific to Europe and the US. Managed by StarBroker, DHL Global Forwarding’s in-house charter team, the twice-weekly flight originates in Chongqing, China and flies to Amsterdam, Chicago and Incheon, South Korea before returning to China.

Thomas Mack, Global Head of Air Freight DHL Global Forwarding said that while some passenger airlines have resumed operations, the situation in the air freight market remains volatile – especially as belly capacity is still tight

South Korea has seen its export of healthcare products rise year-on-year by 26.7% in the first half of 2020, with pharmaceutical goods in particular increasing by 52.5%. China has exported 28.5% more medical devices in the first five months of the year as compared to a year ago.