Atlas Air places B747F with DHL Global Forwarding 

Atlas Air and DHL extend freighter agreement

Atlas Air Worldwide has announced the aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) placement of a Boeing 747-400 Freighter with DHL Global Forwarding.

The 747-400F will be operated by Atlas Air, and fly on behalf of DHL Global Forwarding through an ACMI agreement. The new service will commence this month and serve routes between the US, Europe, and Asia.

Atlas Air Worldwide president and chief executive officer, William J. Flynn says: “DHL Global Forwarding is a leading service provider in the global airfreight industry, and we are delighted that they have chosen to partner with Atlas Air as they continue to innovate and develop new solutions for their customers.

“This agreement is a further testament to our strong focus on service quality and value-added solutions for our customers.”

DHL Global Forwarding executive vice president for global airfreight, Ingo-Alexander Rahn adds it will provide its customers with a “unique dedicated aircraft solution”.

In June, Atlas Air announced the ACMI placement of a B747-400F with Yangtze River Airlines and in May, tied-up the placement of two B747-8Fs into ACMI service for Cathay Pacific Cargo.