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45 Cargo Flights in May: DB Schenker starts China-Shuttle from Shanghai to Munich

Three Boeing 767 passenger aircraft from Icelandair converted solely for DB Schenker • Additional connections...

Three Boeing 767 passenger aircraft from Icelandair converted solely for DB Schenker • Additional connections planned, including to Chicago • Urgently-wanted ability to tackle bottleneck from Coronavirus

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Three Boeing 767 passenger aircraft from Icelandair converted solely for DB Schenker • Additional connections planned, including to Chicago • Urgently-wanted ability to tackle bottleneck from Coronavirus Essen/Munich, April 27, 2020 – Capacities against the bottleneck: DB Schenker has set up a new day-to-day air cargo relationship between Shanghai and Munich. Three Boeing 767 passenger aircraft from Icelandair, converted solely for the foremost worldwide logistics service service provider, will be made use of on this route. The very first flights of the China Shuttle have by now introduced tons of healthcare equipment to Europe.

A movie paperwork the conversion of the plane: https://youtu.be/vM5TBZoJpp0

“Where ability is missing, we create it. DB Schenker is hence also growing the worldwide offer network in the combat against Coronavirus”, says Thorsten Meincke, Member of the Management Board for Air and Ocean Freight at DB Schenker. “With these further flights, we have demonstrated our skill to act with overall flexibility and velocity through a disaster.”

The China Shuttle is aimed exclusively at shoppers who import healthcare equipment, this kind of as masks or protective fits, from China to beat the distribute of Coronavirus. Bookings for quite a few thousand cubic meters of freight have by now been acquired. The lead time to shipping and delivery at the desired destination is five to 7 times. At first, 45 shuttle flights are planned from Shanghai Pudong to Munich in 12 rotations per 7 days, after entirely operational. An expansion of the shuttle and further connections, e.g. twice a 7 days to Chicago, are in planning.

The cooperation husband or wife Icelandair has converted the 3 passenger aircraft solely for DB Schenker by removing the passenger seats. This will create a lot more than two hundred cubic meters of cargo place in the stomach and on the passenger deck. In addition, as component of the cooperation, a DB Schenker brand has been placed on the outer hull of the 3 Boeing 767. This is the very first time the DB Schenker brand is presented on an aircraft.  
 
About DB Schenker  
With all over 76,two hundred workforce at a lot more than two,a hundred destinations in in excess of a hundred thirty nations around the world, DB Schenker is a single of the world’s foremost logistics companies. The organization operates land, air, and ocean transportation expert services, and it also gives complete answers for logistics and worldwide offer chain management from a one resource.

www.dbschenker.com  

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