Amazon has started offering air freight services in India
Amazon starts offering air freight services in India, one of its third-largest markets, to increase and increase deliveries.
BENGALURU: In an effort to extend and speed up delivery throughout one of its core markets, Amazon.com Inc. started its own air freight fleet, Amazon Air, on Monday.
After the United States and Europe, India is the third area where the corporation has introduced Amazon Air. The Seattle-based company, which launched the service in the US in 2016, runs a network of over 110 aircraft that go to over 70 locations around the world.
According to a statement from the firm, It has partnered with Bengaluru-based Quikjet Cargo Airline Private Ltd, which would fly supplies in a single Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
According to a press release from it, Quikjet would deliver packages from its customers to Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai.
The debut of Amazon Air, according to the books-to-boots online retailer, would help more than 1.1 million vendors in India and is in direct competition with Flipkart, which is owned by Walmart Inc.
It employs its own ground delivery services for shipment and also collaborates with Blue Dart Express Ltd., one of India’s largest air freight carriers, which is owned by Deutsche Post DHL Group.
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