Amazon Begins Air Cargo Arm in Europe With Jet Hub Close to Leipzig



Amazon.com is launching air cargo operations in Europe, the web retailer’s first such enlargement exterior of the U.S. because it seems to be to carry extra freight operations in-house. From a report: Amazon Air will run a 20,000-square-meter regional air hub at Leipzig/Halle airport in Germany, with two branded Boeing Co. 737-800 freighters flown by ASL Airways, the corporate mentioned in a press release. The power will make use of 200 individuals. Working its personal plane will let the world’s largest e-commerce firm supply “extra versatile supply choices,” Amazon mentioned. The corporate unveiled the air cargo service in 2016, lowering its reliance on United Parcel Service and FedEx.

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