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DHL, ABX Air extend relationship.


May 19, 2010

Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL and airfreight carrier ABX Air struck a five-year deal in which ABX will continue providing aircraft and operating support to the U.S. portion of DHL’s international logistics network. Under the terms, ABX will provide 13 Boeing 767 aircraft to DHL as well as operating support to the U.S. portion of DHL’s international logistics network. The deal, which covers crew, aircraft, maintenance, and insurance, runs through March 2015 with an option to extend it through March 2020. In conjunction, a seven-year agreement was also signed between DHL and Cargo Aircraft Management, a subsidiary of ABX parent company Air Transport Services Group Inc., which covers the leasing of 13 Boeing 767 freighter aircraft from ATSG.

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