DHL Express is adding airfreight capacity on intra-Asian and trans-Pacific routes to cater for surging demand.

A Boeing 737-800 converted freighter had been added for Hanoi – Hong Kong – Bangkok services, and a 737-400SF operated by K-Mile Asia flying six times a week between Hong Kong and Bangkok has been added.

Air Hong Kong is adding a sixth rotation for Beijing – Hong Kong – Beijing and Hong Kong – Cebu – Manila – Hong Kong services using an Airbus A300-600.

For intercontinental services, a Boeing 777 Freighter operated by AeroLogic, the joint venture airline of DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo, will fly six times a week between DHL Express’ Central Asia Hub in Hong Kong and Cincinnati.

Ken Lee, CEO of DHL Express Asia Pacific says: “As economies recover from the global pandemic and income levels rise, we expect intra-Asia market to grow substantially, with a corresponding increase in demand for express logistics services propelled by the thriving e-commerce sector.”