Blue Dart Aviation is an all-cargo airline based in Chennai, India. It operates scheduled night express cargo flights including domestic and regional charters. It has an in-house maintenance capability and provides aircraft maintenance and engineering support to other airlines.
The airline was incorporated in 1995 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Dart Express, a Mumbai-based integrated express package Distribution Company. It is now part of DHL Aviation and owned by Deutsche Post DHL. Blue Dart Aviation started operations on June 1996 with two Boeing 737 Freighters bought from Indian Airlines and inducted its first Boeing 757 freighter in 2006.