|Atlas Air flight. Photo: Tahir Hashmi (flickr)|
[Avionics Today 08-27-2014] Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’ Atlas Air unit will provide expanded operating service for DHL Express’ North American route network using four additional Boeing 767-200 freighter aircraft owned by DHL. Atlas Air expects to start flying the first aircraft in December and to operate all four by the end of January 2015.
The operation represents a continued expansion of Atlas Air’s Crew, Maintenance and Insurance (CMI) service solution, as well as its Boeing 767 platform. With the addition of the aircraft to Atlas Air’s operating certificate, the company’s fleet of B767s will increase to 15, including nine operated for DHL in North America and two for DHL in the Asia-Pacific region.