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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

More than just Amazon

More than just Amazon

May 6, 2016 at 10:45 am 0 comments

As we reported yesterday, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings took the occasion of its first-quarter earnings release to announce that it had signed a 20-freighter/20%-stake deal with Amazon. You can read our discussion of that deal here, but lost amid the Amazon hooplah were the financial and operational details of Atlas’ first quarter.Read More

Atlas scores deal with Amazon for 20 freighters, 20% stake

Atlas scores deal with Amazon for 20 freighters, 20% stake

May 5, 2016 at 7:07 am 0 comments

It’s déjà vu all over again! The dust still hasn’t settled from the Amazon/ATSG deal, and now the e-commerce giant has done it again, this time with Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. Simultaneously with the release of its first-quarter results, Atlas [ticker: AAWW] announced the signing of an agreement with AmazonRead More

DP-DHL denies forwarding business for sale

DP-DHL denies forwarding business for sale

February 19, 2016 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Deutsche Post-DHL has been prominent here at CargoFacts.com in the last week, so it seems fitting to cap things off with a final bit of news, and then some related videos for your weekend viewing pleasure. Today’s news, or perhaps anti-news, is that Frank Appel, DP-DHL’s CEO, issued a denial thatRead More

Atlas looks ahead to 2016

Atlas looks ahead to 2016

February 18, 2016 at 10:58 am 0 comments

On an operational basis, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) had a solid fourth quarter and a very strong year in 2015. It’s reported fourth-quarter financial results were hit by a one-time charge related to settling an antitrust class action lawsuit, but operationally, both fourth-quarter and full-year performance was strong. After adjustingRead More

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

Happy 10th birthday 747-8F

November 3, 2015 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Ten years ago, in November 2005, Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) placed launch orders for ten and eight 747-8Fs, respectively. They were both well-established all-cargo carriers with significant 747-400F fleets, and both had been operators of the 747-200F. So it was not surprising that they would be first inRead More

Atlas expands

Atlas expands

June 25, 2015 at 10:48 am 1 comment

The Paris Air Show may have ended last week, but that hasn’t stopped the flow of news about freighter aircraft transactions. Yesterday it was China Southern, today it is Atlas. In a formal announcement this morning, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) confirmed several aircraft acquisitions and outlined plans for severalRead More