Blue Dart Acquires Fourth Aircraft ....Boeing 737
News Clip : India infoline.com,
9th June, 2003.
Blue Dart Express Ltd., a courier and integrated air express package distribution company, has acquired its fourth aircraft, a Boeing 737, as part of its fleet expansion plans. The aircraft has been acquired for operations by its 100% subsidiary,Blue Dart Aviation, the only cargo airline in India.
The aircraft will boost the Blue Dart's already robust fleet of three Boeing 737 freighters, and will enhance the present cargo capacity by a minimum of 30 tons per day, adding to its present daily capacity of 145 tonnes. Blue Dart has obtained all permissions from the DGCA for the new aircraft.
Announcing the acquisition of the fourth aircraft Clyde Cooper, Managing Director, said, "The acquisition of the fourth aircraft reinforces Blue Dart's leadership in the domestic express industry. On induction it would further strengthen our capabilities to service our strong customer base spanning across more than 13,600 locations in the country. The new aircraft will meet the increased demands on capacity and complement our strong integrated ground network".