DHL Middle East witnesses 20 percent grown in 2001
Delivery and logistics company DHL Worldwide Express announced that it had achieved 20 percent growth in its Middle East operations during the year 2001, according to Phil Couchman, DHL regional director. The company plans to continue investing in the Saudi Market.
DHL owns and operates its own fleet out of Bahrain International Airport. The fleet consists of
seven aircraft along with an extensive land transport network that includes heavy vehicles and facilities.
Established in 1969, DHL’s network links 120,000 destinations in more than 229 countries and territories, and employs 71,000 people. DHL is majority owned by Deutsche Post World Net. Other shareholders include Lufthansa and Japan Airlines. In the Middle East, DHL was the first air express company to operate in the region, in 1975. In 1979, it established the region’s first air express airline and was the first to register its freighter aircraft in the Gulf. — (menareport.com)
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