DHL (Dalsey, Hillblom and Lynn) International GmbH is a German courier, parcel, and express mail service which is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL. The company delivers over 1.3 billion parcels per year.
The company was founded in the United States in 1969 and expanded its service throughout the world by the late 1970s. In 1979, under the name of DHL Air Cargo, the company entered the Hawaiian islands with an inter-island cargo service utilizing two DC-3 and four DC-6 aircraft. Dalsey and Hillblom personally oversaw the daily operations until its eventual bankruptcy closed the doors in 1983. At its peak, DHL Air Cargo employed just over 100 workers, management and pilots.
The company was primarily interested in offshore and intercontinental deliveries, but