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DHL Air UK
IATA
D0
ICAO
DHK
Callsign
WORLD EXPRESS
Founded 1982 (as Elan Air)
Hubs East Midlands Airport
Fleet size 25
Destinations
Parent company DHL Express
Headquarters Hounslow, United Kingdom
Key people
Website http://www.dhl.com/
DHL Air Boeing 757-236(SF)

DHL Air UK, incorporated as DHL Air Ltd., is a cargo airline based in Hounslow, United Kingdom. It is wholly owned by Deutsche Post World Net[1] and provides services on the group's DHL-branded parcel and express network in Europe. Its main base is East Midlands Airport[2].

DHL Air Ltd. holds a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, it is permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats. [3]

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History

The company was formed as Elan Air in October 1982 and became DHL Air in August 1989.[4] It has 270 employees (at March 2007)[2].

Elan Air operated night freight charters for DHL using the Armstrong Whitworth Argosy and Handley Page Dart Herald. Later the airline acquired Merchantman freighter versions of the Vickers Vanguard and was operating three when it became DHL Air in 1989.

Fleet

As of August 2009 the DHL Air fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5]

In Service

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Former fleet

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