Amazon launches Amazon Air in India to ensure faster delivery in metros


Amazon India today launched Amazon Air in India to ensure faster deliveries across various metropolitan cities in India. The aircraft was inducted into Amazon’s services in Hyderabad by Telangana minister Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao, who heads the city administration and urban development, industry and commerce and information technology, along with Amazon’s leadership.

“We are working towards strengthening the state’s air cargo infrastructure, and we welcome the launch of Amazon Air, which will help make Hyderabad a cargo hub for the country and create additional employment opportunities in the state.” Will create,” KT Rama Rao said on the occasion.

Amazon Air will be operated by Quikjet Cargo Airlines, a joint venture between AFL and Ireland-based ASL Aviation Group, and will utilize the full cargo capacity of Boeing 737-800 aircraft. It will deliver customer shipments to metropolitan cities such as Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai.

Apart from providing faster delivery to top metropolitan cities in India, Amazon Air, which the company says is the first of its kind by an e-commerce service in India, will support 1.1 million sellers in the country,” the development for Will enable “Ancillary businesses like transportation and packaging”.

“This is a very important step forward for our vendors and our customers, as well as a huge step forward for the aviation industry. We are celebrating an important milestone in our global mission to transform the future of logistics,” All Saxena, Vice President – Customer Fulfillment (APAC, MENA and LATAM) and WW Customer Service, Amazon said on the occasion.

Significantly, Amazon launched Amazon Air in the US in 2016. The service operates an air cargo network consisting of over 110 aircraft and over 70 destinations worldwide including France, Poland, Spain, Italy and the UK. India is the first country outside North America and Europe where the company has launched its freight service.

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