October 3, 2012
Atlas Air Worldwide takes delivery of sixth Boeing 747-8 Freighter
Atlas Air, a unit of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, has taken delivery of its sixth Boeing 747-8 Freighter. As previously announced, the newest freighter, which offers additional next-generation performance in payload, fuel efficiency, total cost per tonne-mile, and environmental compliance, will be operated by Atlas Air in Polar Air Cargo Worldwide’s express network under an ACMI arrangement for the benefit of DHL Express. Atlas Air expects to receive one additional 747-8F in 2012 and two in the first half of 2013 for a total of nine, completing the delivery of its order program.