Atlas Air to operate a 2nd 747F for NCA

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Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F
Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F

Atlas Air has entered into an agreement to operate a second Boeing 747-400 Freighter for Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), with an opportunity for additional aircraft in the future.

This aircraft will be flown on key routes across the transpacific connecting Asia and the US Service is scheduled to begin in September 2017.

Atlas Air Worldwide president and chief executive officer (CEO), William J. Flynn says: “We are very pleased that NCA has chosen to expand its partnership with Atlas Air.

“This follows the successful start of the first aircraft for NCA earlier this year and underscores our focus on the fast-growing Asia Pacific market.”

NCA president and CEO, Fukashi Sakamoto adds: “We are delighted to expand this strategic arrangement with Atlas Air by adding the second aircraft, and we look forward to having a long, mutually beneficial relationship.”