3 Boeing 767 passenger plane from Icelandair transformed solely for DB Schenker Further connections prepared, which include to Chicago Urgently-required capability to tackle bottleneck from Coronavirus
3 Boeing 767 passenger plane from Icelandair transformed solely for DB Schenker Further connections prepared, which include to Chicago Urgently-required capability to tackle bottleneck from Coronavirus Essen/Munich, April 27, 2020 – Capacities in opposition to the bottleneck: DB Schenker has established up a new day-to-day air cargo connection amongst Shanghai and Munich. 3 Boeing 767 passenger plane from Icelandair, transformed solely for the foremost worldwide logistics assistance service provider, will be applied on this route. The initial flights of the China Shuttle have presently brought tons of clinical gear to Europe.
A online video documents the conversion of the plane: https://youtu.be/vM5TBZoJpp0
Where capability is lacking, we build it. DB Schenker is consequently also expanding the worldwide offer community in the fight in opposition to Coronavirus, states Thorsten Meincke, Member of the Administration Board for Air and Ocean Freight at DB Schenker. With these supplemental flights, we have demonstrated our capability to act with overall flexibility and pace through a disaster.
The China Shuttle is aimed exclusively at customers who import clinical gear, such as masks or protecting fits, from China to combat the spread of Coronavirus. Bookings for numerous thousand cubic meters of freight have presently been obtained. The guide time to shipping and delivery at the destination is five to 7 days. Originally, forty five shuttle flights are prepared from Shanghai Pudong to Munich in 12 rotations for every 7 days, after absolutely operational. An growth of the shuttle and additional connections, e.g. 2 times a 7 days to Chicago, are in preparation.
The cooperation partner Icelandair has transformed the 3 passenger plane solely for DB Schenker by getting rid of the passenger seats. This will build far more than two hundred cubic meters of cargo area in the stomach and on the passenger deck. In addition, as portion of the cooperation, a DB Schenker brand has been positioned on the outer hull of the 3 Boeing 767. This is the initial time the DB Schenker brand is presented on an plane.
About DB Schenker
With around seventy six,two hundred staff members at far more than 2,100 spots in more than one hundred thirty international locations, DB Schenker is a single of the worlds foremost logistics vendors. The enterprise operates land, air, and ocean transportation providers, and it also offers complete solutions for logistics and worldwide offer chain management from a single source.
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