DHL International Aviation ME

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DHL International Aviation ME
IATA ICAO Callsign
HubsBahrain International Airport
Fleet size6
Parent companyDHL Express
HeadquartersMuharraq, Bahrain
Key peopleRichard Gale

SNAS/DHL, incorporated as DHL International Aviation ME, is a cargo airline based in Bahrain. It is wholly owned by Deutsche Post DHL[2] and operates the group's DHL Express-branded parcel and express services in the Middle East, including Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan.[3] Its main base is Bahrain International Airport.[4]


The airline was established and started operations in 1979. In 1996 the airline began using 757-200s to fly flights between Bahrain and Europe. As of 2004 the airline flew flights in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Africa.[5]


Current fleet[edit]

As of August 2019, the DHL International fleet consists of the following aircraft:[6][7]

DHL International Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Notes
Boeing 767-200SF 6
Total 6

Previously operated[edit]

In January 2005 the airline also operated :[citation needed]

Incidents and accidents[edit]


  1. ^ "IATA - Airline and Airport Code Search". Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Beteiligungsliste/Participation list" (PDF). Jahresabschluss (HGB)/Annual Financial Statements (HGB). Deutsche Post AG. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 7, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. ^ "DHL Airlines". DHL International GmbH. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  4. ^ "DHL Express confirms continuing presence at Bahrain Airport". Air Cargo News. 2019-05-20. Retrieved 2019-09-11.
  5. ^ "AX001-1-2 Archived 2012-05-16 at the Wayback Machine." German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation. May 2004. 1.17.12 Operator of the B757-200. 42 (). Retrieved on 28 April 2010.
  6. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 5.
  7. ^ "DHL International Fleet Details and History". Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  8. ^ "DHL International Aviation Fleet | Airfleets aviation". Retrieved 2019-09-11.

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