ABX Air to return four DHL-owned freighters

ABX Air, a subsidiary of Air TransportServices Group (ATSG), has receivedtermination notices from DHL affectingfour DHL-owned B767-200 freightersthat ABX Air leases and operates withinthe US.


ABX Air to return four DHL-owned freighters


ABX Air, a subsidiary of Air TransportServices Group (ATSG), has receivedtermination notices from DHL affectingfour DHL-owned B767-200 freightersthat ABX Air leases and operates withinthe US. DHL sought bids to operate theaircraft from other vendors earlier thisyear, with Atlas Air winning the contractto operate the B767-200Fs. Atlas, whichalready operates another five B767-200Fsand two B767-300Fs on behalf of DHLExpress, expects to start flying the firstincremental aircraft in December 2014and to operate all four by end of January2015. Excluding the four aircraft, ATSGcurrently operates 21 freighter aircraftover scheduled routes for DHL, including17 B767s and four B757s.