Post Tagged with: "Atlas"

Kalitta Air pilots agree to new contract

Kalitta Air pilots agree to new contract

Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News, Photos+Videos December 27, 2016 at 10:44 am

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

E-Commerce, Earnings, Express, News, Strategy November 3, 2016 at 10:55 am

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

Aircraft, Conversions, News October 11, 2016 at 4:58 am

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

Aircraft, Conversions, News, Strategy, Traffic August 4, 2016 at 8:57 pm

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

Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News, Strategy June 16, 2016 at 10:46 am

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

Aircraft, E-Commerce, Earnings, News, Photos+Videos May 6, 2016 at 10:45 am

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

Aircraft, Conversions, E-Commerce, Express, News May 5, 2016 at 7:07 am

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

Carriers, Express, News, Photos+Videos February 19, 2016 at 10:36 am

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