DHL Express has confirmed plans to add four Boeing
767-300 Converted Freighters (BCF) to its fleet.
This step is part of DHL’s effort to modernize its
long-haul intercontinental fleet in order to fly more eco-friendly
The 767-300BCF has virtually the same cargo
capability as the 767-300F production freighter with approximately
50 tonnes structural payload at a range of approximately 3,000
nautical miles (5,556 kilometers) and 412,000 pounds (186,880
kilograms) maximum takeoff weight.
“We are excited to introduce additional Boeing 767
freighters to the DHL Express air network,” said Geoff Kehr,
senior vice president, Global Air Fleet Management, DHL Express.
“We have operated the 767-300F model across our global fleet for
many years and look forward to continue investing in the platform
by adding more 767-300BCFs. The freighter type offers a proven
versatility and we appreciate the opportunity to further enhance
efficiency while simultaneously improving our environmental
footprint. This brings us closer to our Strategy 2025 goals and
ensures we deliver the best quality service possible to our
The aircraft are converted from passenger to
freighter configuration by Boeing.
“Boeing’s 767 freighter, whether it is a
production or converted option, offers an unmatched combination of
capacity and capability as well as superior economics. We are
delighted DHL has selected Boeing platforms to optimize their
operations,” said Ihssane Mounir, Boeing’s senior vice president
of Commercial Sales and Marketing. “We are committed to delivering
the freighter capacity that DHL needs to succeed as one of the
most trusted logistics and express cargo leaders in the world.”