Blue Dart launches aviation hub in Chennai

Blue Dart, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced the launch of a new aviation hub at Chennai International Airport.

The 4,912 sq m facility has both air and land side access, enabling the fast and efficient transfer of shipments. The hub boasts BCAS approved security screening with its own X-Ray machines, equipment and dedicated manpower.

The new facility will also house the headquarters of Blue Dart Aviation, India’s only commercial cargo airline which provides a dedicated fleet of six B757-200 freighters and a capacity of 500 tonnes every night.

Charles Brewer, CEO, DHL eCommerce said, “We see immense potential in India across many fast-growing industries such as e-commerce, banking and financial services, automotive, pharmaceuticals and more. These industries demand high quality, fast, seamless logistics to support their growth and we are continually investing in our people, service and infra-structure to ensure we support the growth of our customers.”

Source: Blue Dart