Atlas to operate B747F for Asiana Cargo

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

Atlas Air has entered into an agreement to operate one of its Boeing 747-400 Freighters for Asiana Cargo.

The contract is initially for one aircraft to be provided and operated by Atlas Air and to be flown on key global routes across the transpacific, connecting South Korea with several destinations in the US. The service is scheduled to begin this month.

Atlas Air Worldwide president and chief executive officer, William J. Flynn says: “We are delighted to welcome Asiana Cargo as an important addition to our customer portfolio.

“Asiana takes pride in providing reliable, high-quality service, and we are very pleased to be chosen to manage an important part of its international network.

“We look forward to providing Asiana and its customers with unmatched service and a platform for future expansion.”

Asiana Cargo executive vice president, Kwang Suk Kim says: “Asiana Cargo is pleased to announce its partnership with Atlas Air, the most reliable air cargo partner.

“Asiana appreciates Atlas’ outstanding cooperation and expects to serve Asiana’s clients with enhanced freighter services.”