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Following its existing route between Shenzhen, Guangdong province and Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, JD Logistics Airlines announced that it has launched two new all-cargo routes, one from Beijing to Wuhu, Anhui province to Nantong, Jiangsu province; and the other between Shenzhen, Guangdong province and Wuxi, Jiangsu province.

The inaugural flight of Beijing-Wuhu-Nantong was taken by a 737-800 all-cargo aircraft, landing in Wuhu Xuanzhou Airport at 7:30 a.m. on December 28. The route is expected to improve the logistics transportation efficiency in east and north China, enabling the collaboration of JD Logistics’ Asia No.1 logistics parks in Hefei and Wuhu, and satellite warehouses in their neighboring areas.

The inaugural flight of the Shenzhen-Wuxi route took off from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport at 2:15 a.m. on December 30. JD will operate the route six times a week with daily transportation capacity of up to 15 tons.

Since 2017, JD Logistics has been developing its air cargo business with airline companies. Currently, JD Logistics has access to over 1000 air transportation routes covering more than 100 airports, and has achieved a coverage rate of more than 95 percent for its air express delivery service across multiple cities in China.

The establishment of JD Logistics Airlines (formerly known as JD Airlines) will fulfill the increasing volume of air freight orders, and facilitate JD Logistics building a more flexible, dependable and controllable supply chain.