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Boeing 747-8 Freighter Delivered to Atlas Air


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Atlas Air
: 04 October, 2012  (Company News)
The sixth 747-8 freight aircraft in Atlas Air's fleet will be used for worldwide cargo transportation for DHL Express

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, a provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services, has confirmed that its Atlas Air Inc unit has taken delivery of its sixth Boeing 747-8 Freighter.

The newest freighter, which offers additional next-generation performance in payload, fuel efficiency, total cost per tonne-mile, and environmental compliance, will be operated by Atlas Air in Polar Air Cargo Worldwide’s express network under an ACMI arrangement for the benefit of DHL Express.

Atlas Air expects to receive one additional 747-8F in 2012 and two in the first half of 2013 for a total of nine, completing the delivery of its order program.

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