Atlas Air Worldwide Takes Delivery of 6th Boeing 747-8 Freighter
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: AAWW), a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services, today confirmed that its Atlas Air, Inc. unit 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.
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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.
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Source : Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.