Atlas Air to operate two more B767Fs for DHL Exp

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings says its Atlas Air unit will operate two B767 aircraft leased to DHL Express by the company’s dry leasing entity, Titan Aviation. Atlas Air will operate the aircraft through its sister company, Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, linking the flights with Polar’s existing services for DHL and other customers.


Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings says its Atlas Air unit will operate two B767 aircraft leased to DHL Express by the company’s dry leasing entity, Titan Aviation. Atlas Air will operate the aircraft through its sister company, Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, linking the flights with Polar’s existing services for DHL and other customers.

The new operation represents a continued expansion of Atlas Air’s CMI (Crew, Maintenance and Insurance) service and is expected to begin in late 2015 and early 2016 following the conversions of the two B767s from passenger to freighter confi guration.

“By growing our CMI operations, we continue to diversify our business mix and to drive more predictable revenue and earnings streams,” said William J. Flynn, president and CEO of Atlas Air Worldwide.