DHL plans ‘perfect flight’ to save jet fuel and reduce CO2 emissions

The logistics firm will take several steps to ensure the ‘perfect flight’ including a pre-flight engine washing to improve aerodynamics, a smart flight planning system and an optimised take-off route

The world's largest logistics company DHL is planning a 'perfect flight' to save jet fuel and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

The logistics firm will take several steps to ensure the 'perfect flight' including a pre-flight engine washing to improve aerodynamics, a smart flight planning system and an optimised take-off route.

On its flight from the DHL hub in Leipzig, Germany to JFK International Airport in New York City, the cargo plane is scheduled to consume a lower amount of fuel and generate reduced emissions. 

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