Air Atlanta Icelandic preparing for a future post-747 ops

ACMI and charter airline Air Atlanta Icelandic said it would enact a series of fleet modernization initiatives in the coming years as its ageing 747s exit service, the company announced in a statement yesterday, concurrently with a number of organizational changes. Although clear replacement options have emerged for passenger-configured 747-400s, Air Atlanta Icelandic’s freighter fleet […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • January 9, 2019

Atlas to take over 747-400F ops for NCA

Today, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced the expansion of its existing strategic agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), under which Atlas will operate NCA’s three 747-400 freighters on a CMI basis. The announcement is not unexpected, as the three -400Fs have been idled since the Japanese all-cargo carrier was forced to ground its entire eleven-unit […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • January 8, 2019

Halifax Airport reopens after SkyLease freighter overshoots runway

Hours after a 747-400 freighter (28026) operated by Miami-based SkyLease Cargo skidded off the runway while landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ), the airport resumed operation following some minor delays. The four crewmembers aboard the widebody all suffered minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital, but are expected to recover. No cause […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • November 9, 2018

SF Express’ parent company to acquire DHL’s supply chain ops in China

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DP-DHL) will transfer its regional supply chain operations in Macau, Mainland China, and Hong Kong to SF Holding, the parent company of Shenzhen-based SF Express, the two companies announced today. Once the deal – which includes an upfront payment from SF Holding of €700 million, plus revenue-based royalties for the next decade – […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 26, 2018

Nippon Cargo Airlines resumes trans-Pacific route

Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), which grounded all eleven units in its 747F fleet back in June, will resume trans-Pacific service this week with a route between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Chicago’s O’Hare Airport (ORD) via Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC). NCA was forced to ground its fleet when inspectors from Japan’s Civil Aviation […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • September 25, 2018

SF Express to ACMI-lease a 747-400F from Atlas to expedite launch of trans-Pacific ops

Beginning next month, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’ Atlas Air subsidiary will operate a 747-400F on an ACMI-basis for Shenzhen-based express carrier SF Express. Widebody 747F operations represent a monumental step for SF, which historically operated a fleet of narrowbody freighters in a domestic express network. In recent years, the carrier has deployed 767-300BCFs on international […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • September 21, 2018

阿特拉斯航空将为韩亚航空提供第二架波音747-400货机

总部位于纽约的阿特拉斯航空将为韩亚航空提供第二架波音747-400货机的运营服务。基于阿特拉斯航空与韩亚航空在2017年2月所签署的合作协议框架,阿特拉斯航空在跨太平洋的韩美航线,为韩亚航空提供该架波音747-400货机的运营服务。 阿特拉斯航空表示,该架波音747-400货机计划于本月交付韩亚航空,并将服役韩国与美国多个航点之间的运营。此外,韩亚航空总计经营四架波音747-400货机,七架波音747-400BDSF以及一架波音767-300ERF。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • September 12, 2018

Atlas adds second 747-400F to Asiana Cargo ops

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will operate a second 747-400F for Asiana Cargo, the cargo arm of South Korea-based Asiana Airlines. Operations for this second aircraft build on the trans-Pacific ACMI deal Atlas and Asiana made in February 2017, under which Atlas operates a 747-400F on trans-Pacific routes between South Korea and destinations in the United […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • September 5, 2018
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