The Port of Seatlle says the daily cargo service by DHL marks its seventh new air carrier of the year.
The Port of Seattle said DHL will begin operating daily cargo service out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, relocating from Boeing Field to utilize Sea-Tac’s upgraded cargo facilities.
“Sea-Tac Airport provides DHL with growth opportunities as we continue to expand,” stated Cain Moodie, vice president and head of operations for DHL Express U.S. in a news release.
It’s the seventh new carrier to announce service at Sea-Tac this year, the port said.
Last year the Port of Seattle spent $23 million on facility upgrades, which included the expansion of two cargo areas.
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Port of Seattle Commissioner Courtney Gregoire praised the investment as well as the new addition.
“The bright yellow planes of DHL mean green in the form of jobs and the ability to expand with the economic growth of the region,” she stated in a news release.