Yangtze River adds Atlas B747-400 freighter

Yangtze River Airlines will lease a Boeing 747-400F from Atlas Air Worldwide to use on China-US flights.
The aircraft will be leased on an ACMI basis for use on a new service due to start this month flying between China and the US.
The airline is part of the HNA Modern Logistics Group and has a fleet consisting of B737 and B747 freighter aircraft
“Atlas Air is a strong and professional air transport capacity provider,” said Jevey Zhang, president of cargo business units, Yangtze River Airlines.
“It’s our pleasure to build a long-term co-operation between Yangtze River Airlines and Atlas Air, and it’s a great beginning of HNA Modern Logistics Group launching its global strategy.”
“Yangtze River Airlines is a leading Chinese carrier with a strong ambition to expand its operation,” said William J. Flynn, president and chief executive, Atlas Air Worldwide.
“We are delighted to work with Yangtze River Airlines to support its growth plans. This agreement is a further testament to our keen focus and continued expansion in the fast-growing Chinese and Asian markets.”

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