21 Air to begin US-Mexico cargo ops

After receiving approval from the United States Department of Transportation, North Carolina-based cargo carrier 21 Air plans to begin scheduled cargo operations between the U.S. and Mexico. The carrier operates two 767 freighters and “looks forward to entering into a long-term ACMI contract with a multi-billion airline group and a global player,” the carrier said […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • August 9, 2019

Atlas to fly 747-8Fs on behalf of Qantas Freight

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, which has had a long-standing ACMI lease agreement with Qantas Freight for the operation of two 747-400 freighters, said in a statement today that the agreement will be upgauged to cover ACMI leases of two 747-8Fs. According to flight tracking software FlightAware, the two -400Fs have flown trans-Pacific routes connecting Australia, […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • April 4, 2019

Atlas Air’s Q1 net income down, but Amazon deal raises spirits

Soon after announcing its blockbuster 20 freighter/20 percent stake deal today with Amazon, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) released its first-quarter results for 2016, showing a drastic dip in net income from US$25.8 million in Q1 2015 to just $7.7 million in three months ended March 31, 2016. CEO William Flynn, however, remained upbeat, saying […]
  • Randy Woods
  • May 5, 2016

Atlas Air reports improved cargo demand

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced adjusted net income of US$15.9 million (11.8 million euros) for Q2, compared with US$20.4 million (15.2 million euros) for Q2 of 2013. “We are off to a good start in 2014. Airfreight demand is improving, and we are encouraged about our full-year outlook,” William J. Flynn, president and CEO, said. […]
  • Staff Reports
  • August 1, 2014

New air cargo ACMI company formed

Two weeks ago, 21 Air began service as an ACMI and charter company. The company, based in North Carolina, plans to target small- to medium-size airlines and air cargo companies. 21 Air is starting with a B767-200ERSF. It will add a second aircraft by the end of May. These two planes will be based at Miami International […]
  • May 8, 2014