Atlas Air places two B747-8Fs with DHL Express
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has announced the placement of two B747-8 Freighters into ACMI service for DHL Express.
June 1, 2014
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has announced the placement of two B747-8 Freighters into ACMI service for DHL Express. The two aircraft will be operated by Atlas Air, Inc. in Polar Air Cargo Worldwide’s transpacific express network under an ACMI arrangement for the benefit of DHL Express and Polar’s other customers. The aircraft replace two B747-400 Freighters currently in ACMI service for DHL and the two 747-400Fs meanwhile, will be placed immediately into revenue service for Atlas Air.
The state-of-the-art 747-8Fs will provide additional revenue cargo volume to serve DHL’s expanding express business. “We are delighted to deepen our long-standing relationship with DHL and to support the strong growth of its transpacific network operations,” said William J. Flynn, president and CEO, Atlas Air Worldwide.