DHL Express has announced an order for 8 more Boeing 777 Freighters. First deliveries are scheduled for 2022. Preceding the new order announced today, DHL Express had already taken delivery of the first 10 new 777F aircraft as part of an original order of 14 aircraft made in 2018.
The 777 Freighter is the world’s largest, longest range and most capable twin-engine freighter with a range of 9,200 km (4,970 nautical miles) and can carry a maximum payload of 102,010 kg (224,900 lbs). The world’s largest and most capable twin-engine freighter, the B777 supports future growth while providing outstanding reliability. Furthermore, the aircraft contribute to the committed sustainability goals due to their fuel efficient technology reducing CO2 emissions by 18 percent compared to the legacy B747-400s. DHL Express operates over 260 dedicated aircraft with 17 partner airlines with over 600 daily flights across 220 countries and territories.