Atlas places two B747-8Fs in ACMI with DHL Express
03 / 03 / 2015
ATLAS AIR Worldwide has placed two B747-8 freighters into ACMI service for DHL Express.
The pair will be operated by Atlas Air in Polar Air Cargo Worldwide’s transpacific express network under an ACMI arrangement for DHL Express and Polar’s other customers.
The aircraft replace two B747-400 freighters currently in ACMI service for the express parcels giant.
“We are delighted to deepen our long-standing relationship with DHL and to support the strong growth of its transpacific network operations,” said William Flynn, president and chief executive of Atlas Air Worldwide.
Atlas will operate a total of four 747-8Fs and five 747-400Fs in ACMI service on behalf of DHL. Atlas will also continue to operate seven Boeing 767 Freighters in CMI service for DHL.