Atlas Air a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has announced it has entered into contract extensions with DHL Express to continue operating 20 freighter aircraft in support of their fast-growing express and e-commerce markets.
These agreements build on the long-standing strategic partnership between Atlas Air Worldwide and DHL, which began in 2008 and included DHL acquiring 49% of AAWW’s subsidiary, Polar Air Cargo, as well as a long-term agreement for six dedicated 747-400Fs to operate on key trans-Pacific routes.
The partnership has grown significantly over the years, and under these extended agreements, Atlas Air will continue to operate four different aircraft platforms for DHL Express, including:
- Six Boeing 747-8 freighters
- Two Boeing 747-400 freighters
- Eight Boeing 777-200 freighters
- Four Boeing 767-300 freighters