BENGALURU (Reuters) – Amazon.com (AMZN.O) on Wednesday launched its own air freight fleet, Amazon.com, to expand and speed up deliveries in one of its key markets, India. started the air.
India is the third market the company has launched Amazon Air in, after the US and Europe. In the US, the Seattle-based company, which he launched in 2016, operates a network of more than 110 jets that fly to more than 70 locations around the world.
Amazon has partnered with Bangalore-based freight forwarder Quikjet Cargo Airline Private Ltd, which will use a single Boeing 737-800 jet to transport the cargo, the company said in a statement. said in
Amazon said in a press release that Quikjet will transport Amazon customers’ packages to Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai.
The online book-to-boots retailer competing with Walmart (WMT.N)-owned Flipkart in India said the launch of Amazon Air will support more than 1.1 million sellers in the country. .
Amazon, which uses its own ground shipping service for deliveries, has also partnered with Bludart Express (BLDT.NS), one of India’s largest air freight forwarders managed by Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPWGn.DE). there is
Reported by Nandan Mandayam, Bangalore. Edited by Nivedita Bhattacharjee
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