Atlas completes acquisition of Southern

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) completed its acquisition of Southern Air Holdings, increasing its fleet to almost eighty aircraft and strengthening its relationship with DHL Express. Southern Air Holdings was a privately-held US company (majority owned by Oak Hill Capital Partners), and parent of two airlines – Southern Air and Florida West International Airways. You […]

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

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 regulatory approval by the US Department […]

Southern Air parent to acquire Florida West

Southern Air Holdings today announced that recently created subsidiary Worldwide Air Logistics Group has agreed to acquire Miami-based Florida West International Airways (FWIA). The deal is subject to regulatory approval, but when completed will see FWIA join Southern Air under the Worldwide Air Logistics Group umbrella. Southern currently operates four 777Fs and six 737-400Fs on […]
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