Prized Japanese seafood exports given a lift as new DHL flights take off

July 9, 2020 Sam Whelan

Perishables exporters have been given a lift by DHL’s new charter flights from Hokkaido to Hong Kong, as the pandemic prompts a re-jig of Japanese supply chains.
Launched late last month, DHL is operating three flights a week out of Chitose Airport, coinciding with the June to October scallop season.
The forwarder said the charter flights were the only direct airfreight connection from Hokkaido to Hong Kong, following the grounding of international ...

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