Thursday, April 13, 2006

Blue Dart mulls on expansion plans

Chennai: Courier and integrated air express package distribution company, Blue Dart plans to add two new Boeing freighter aircraft to its fleet and set up facilities in 45 more cities as part of its aggressive expansion plan in the country.
Managing director of Blue Dart Express Ltd, Malcolm Monteiro told reporters that the company is all set to take on lease two Boeing 757-200s. The company already has five Boeing 737s freighter aircraft.
By the addition of the two Boeing 757s in June the carrying capacity would increase by 250 tonnes and route connections by 60.
Blue Dart is also going to add a seventh aviation centre at Hyderabad, which will be be completed by June.
12/04/06 Economic Times