DHL International Aviation ME

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DHL International Aviation ME
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1979
Hubs Bahrain International Airport
Fleet size 7
Parent company DHL Express
Headquarters Muharraq, Bahrain
Key people Phil Couchman[citation needed]

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.


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.[4]


The DHL International fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5][6]

Aircraft In Fleet Orders Notes
Boeing 727-200F 4 0 operating for SNAS Aviation
Boeing 757-200F 4 0
Boeing 767-200F 2 0
Total 10 0

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. ^ "AX001-1-2." German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation. May 2004. 1.17.12 Operator of the B757-200. 42 (). Retrieved on 28 April 2010.
  5. ^ Flight International 3 April 2007
  6. ^ DHL International Aviation Middle East

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