Post Tagged with: "ACMI"

A strong quarter ends Atlas’ “historic” year

A strong quarter ends Atlas’ “historic” year

Aircraft, Carriers, E-Commerce, Earnings, News, Strategy February 23, 2017 at 10:51 am

2016 was quite a year for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW). During the year, the company: Acquired Southern Air Holdings, including subsidiary carrier Southern Air, with its five 777Fs and five 737-400Fs, all in CMI operation for DHL, and Signed an agreement with Amazon, under which Atlas agreed to leaseRead More

Asiana and Atlas in trans-Pac ACMI agreement

Asiana and Atlas in trans-Pac ACMI agreement

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, News, Strategy February 14, 2017 at 10:54 am

Asiana Cargo, the cargo arm of South Korea-based Asiana Airlines, signed an agreement to ACMI lease a 747-400F from Atlas Air, one of the airline subsidiaries of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW). Atlas will operate the freighter, beginning this month, on trans-Pacific routes connecting South Korea “with several destinations inRead More

Air Canada eyes South America-Europe air bridge

Air Canada eyes South America-Europe air bridge

Carriers, Photos+Videos, Strategy April 15, 2016 at 9:54 am

Air Canada is about to begin freighter service to Latin America and Europe. Canada-based all-cargo carrier Cargojet is close to finalizing a deal with Air Canada that, initially, would see Cargojet operating 767-300 freighters on an ACMI basis for Air Canada on routes to South America. Later this year, theRead More

Widebody freighter fleet analysis 2016 – Part V

Widebody freighter fleet analysis 2016 – Part V

Aircraft, Carriers, Express, News April 12, 2016 at 9:37 am

Today we conclude our annual analysis of the widebody freighter fleet. Over the last month we have examined the evolution of the fleet, charted the entire fleet on a carrier-by-carrier basis, discussed trends that will affect the growth and composition of the fleet in the future, and analyzed the makeupRead More

ATSG ups guidance – where does Amazon fit in?

ATSG ups guidance – where does Amazon fit in?

Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News, Strategy February 11, 2016 at 10:26 am

US-based Air Transport Services Group issued guidance for stronger fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results than it had earlier predicted. At the beginning of this week, the company said it now expected that 2015 EBITDA would be “in a range of $196 – $200 million.” This is up 2.5% over itsRead More

Atlas to acquire Southern Air – but it’s all about DHL

Atlas to acquire Southern Air – but it’s all about DHL

Aircraft, Carriers, Express, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 19, 2016 at 10:11 am

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) signed a definitive agreement to acquire Southern Air Holdings, a privately held US company with two airline subsidiaries – Southern Air, and Florida West International Airways – for US$110 million. Atlas said it expected the acquisition to close “in the next few months,” assuming regulatoryRead More

[EXCLUSIVE] Amazon building its own overnight airfreight operation, sources say

[EXCLUSIVE] Amazon building its own overnight airfreight operation, sources say

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Conversions, Express, Strategy, Traffic December 17, 2015 at 12:21 pm

Amazon.com Inc. is creating a logistics operation that will include overnight air operations in the US domestic market, potentially including the acquisition of at least 20 freighter aircraft, Cargo Facts has learned. Currently, Amazon ships most of its parcels through United Parcel Service, FedEx, and the United States Postal Service.Read More

[EXCLUSIVE] Details on how Amazon will build its overnight air venture

[EXCLUSIVE] Details on how Amazon will build its overnight air venture

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Conversions, Express, Strategy, Traffic December 17, 2015 at 11:19 am

News of the ramping up of an Amazon logistics unit comes in the wake of something of an open secret that the e-commerce giant is conducting a trial air operation in the US, in partnership with Air Transport Services Group Inc, a publicly traded airfreight company. Less commonly known isRead More