Atlas Air expands pact with Nippon Cargo Airlines
Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) will add three additional B747-400F aircraft to the existing operating agreement with Atlas Air. In total, the member of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will operate five B747-400F aircraft for NCA under the strategic partnership. Both parties will jointly utilise these freighters. In addition, NCA will continue to operate a fleet of eight B747-8Fs.
William J. Flynn, president and CEO, Atlas Air Worldwide: "NCA has selected Atlas Air to operate its entire B747-400F fleet, and we look forward to continuing to provide NCA and its customers with an unmatched service and a platform for future global expansion."
The incremental aircraft will be operated on key routes across the fast-growing transpacific market, and are scheduled to enter service in April, July and September 2019. (ah)