September 20, 2012
Atlas Air Worldwide announces placement of next two Boeing 747-8 Freighters with DHL Express
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services, has reached an agreement with DHL Express for placement of its sixth and seventh Boeing 747-8 Freighter aircraft. These aircraft will be operated by Atlas Air Worldwide’s unit, Atlas Air, in the Polar Air Cargo Worldwide express network under an ACMI arrangement for the benefit of DHL Express commencing in the fourth quarter of 2012. These aircraft will be the first of their type to be flown for DHL Express and will operate in DHL’s Asian and transpacific markets. These aircraft will replace two Boeing 747-400 Freighters that are currently in service for DHL Express.