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A strong quarter ends Atlas’ “historic” year

A strong quarter ends Atlas’ “historic” year

February 23, 2017 at 10:51 am 0 comments

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

February 14, 2017 at 10:54 am 0 comments

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

Amazon Prime One

E-commerce and express traffic drive growth at Seattle’s airport in 2016

January 30, 2017 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Last year, Seattle-based Amazon launched a dedicated air freight network, “Prime Air” and began carrying cargo between major distribution centers in the United States with a fleet of 767 freighters operated operated by Atlas Air and ATSG. With initial plans that call for a fleet of forty aircraft by 2020, atRead More

Kalitta Air pilots agree to new contract

Kalitta Air pilots agree to new contract

December 27, 2016 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Pilots at US-based ACMI and charter operator Kalitta Air voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents the Kalitta pilots, said a twenty-one day voting period ended on 20 December, with 234 pilots voting in support of the new deal, and 17 voting against.Read More

Ramp-up for the Amazon contract hits an otherwise strong quarter for Atlas

Ramp-up for the Amazon contract hits an otherwise strong quarter for Atlas

November 3, 2016 at 10:55 am 0 comments

As expected, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) reported a third-quarter loss, the result of expenses related to the company’s agreement to operate a twenty-unit 767-300F fleet for Amazon. As can be seen in the chart at right, AAWW reported a loss of $7.9 million in the quarter, as revenue was almostRead More

Atlas orders nine 767-300BCF conversions

Atlas orders nine 767-300BCF conversions

October 11, 2016 at 4:58 am 0 comments

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) placed a firm order with Boeing for passenger-to freighter conversion of nine 767-300s. As Cargo Facts speculated last month, this includes four conversion orders previously attributed to an unidentified customer. The order comes as no surprise, as Atlas’ recent agreement with Amazon requires it toRead More

Amazon One – the first freighter in Amazon livery

Amazon One – the first freighter in Amazon livery

August 4, 2016 at 8:57 pm 2 comments

Seattle. Just another city. Or maybe not. If you’ve ever ordered something online – a book, a kitchen appliance, a lawn chair, or anything else – Seattle is important to you, because that is where Amazon is (you did order that lawn chair from Amazon, right?). It is also where Boeing Field is,Read More

e-Atlas

e-Atlas

June 16, 2016 at 10:46 am 0 comments

In 2009, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings was a 747 freighter operator with a twenty-eight unit fleet that still included six 747-200Fs alongside its twenty-two -400Fs. It was focused almost entirely on ACMI-leasing those 747s to other airlines, and the big news was the recent sale of a 49% stake inRead More