Blue Dart is operating special charter flights to Gauhati to deliver consumer goods
to the flood-hit region. These charter flights are being undertaken on behalf of ITC
and HLL, leading consumer product companies in India. The loads would meet the
pre-Puja demand to the Northeast and Siliguri.
Blue Dart, pioneer of the jet cargo network in India, offers a capacity of 16 tonnes
each on its two Boeing 737 freighters, and assures timely delivery of goods to its
five hubs, and distribution to 11,588 locations around the country. The current
flights have carried approximately 46 tonnes of cargo into and out of Gauhati for
both these companies.
Blue Dart initiated domestic charter flights in November 1996 to meet the growing
demand for cargo space in the Indian domestic market. Blue Dart offers charter
service to international airlines, freight forwarders and corporates. With an
increasing number of shippers opting for the air route to transport high value and
perishable goods, Blue Dart is the only air cargo operator in the domestic market
equipped to handle not only high volumes, but positioned to provide high quality
service to its customers.
Blue Dart Express Limited is India's leading express company with a 38% share in
the domestic market. Blue Dart today offers a comprehensive range of services and
products for both international and domestic shippers. Blue Dart's continuous
commitment towards understanding the needs and concerns of the customer has
enabled it to provide unmatched standards of service quality of 99.95% reliability
levels in the express industry. Blue Dart is one of the largest Global Service
Participants of FedEx, the world's largest air express transportation company.
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Dated : January 10, 2001