Top News on Atlas Air

  • DOT rejects part of Norwegian's application for US flights

    ​The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has dismissed part of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) controversial application to begin flights to the USA, saying that it was not in the public interest to do so.

  • Other News for Atlas Air

  • USAF chooses Lm2 simulator motion modifier for KC-135 training

    ​Belgium-based technology company AWx has sold its patented flight simulation motion modifier – known as Lm2 – to the...

  • VIDEO: Seahawks 747-8F to back team's Super Bowl bid

    ​Boeing is intending to fly a promotional 747-8F on 30 January in support of Seattle’s bid to win the American...

  • ANALYSIS: Tough times for 747-8

    The 747-8 tends to stand apart in Boeing's product line-up, but lately it has been for all the wrong reasons. As...

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  • FAA: Flutter resurfaces as 747-8 safety threat

    News | 16 Dec 2014 20:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A proposed airworthiness directive from the US Federal Aviation Administration reveals flutter can develop on both passenger and freighter versions of the Boeing 747-8, and can occur regardless of how much fuel is in the aft fuel tank.
  • Fish, flowers and fruit push broad freight uptick: Atlas CFO

    News | 11 Nov 2014 22:03 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The recent upswing in the global air freight market is showing strength across a variety of industries, suggesting a “broad based” recovery is gaining traction, says a top executive at Atlas Air Worldwide.
  • Atlas CEO sees fleet as prime strength as air freight climbs

    News | 10 Nov 2014 20:16 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Atlas Air Worldwide continues to predict improvement in the world air freight market, and the company’s top executive insists Atlas’ fleet of modern factory-built freighters will help it best compete as air freight demand revives.
  • Etihad to wet-lease third 747 freighter from Atlas

    News | 06 Nov 2014 16:54 | Graham Dunn

    ​Etihad Airways is to wet-lease a third Boeing 747 freighter from US cargo specialist Atlas Air.
  • Polar seeks authority for Hong Kong-Kazakhstan flights

    News | 28 Oct 2014 18:10 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Polar Air Cargo has requested that the US Department of Transportation grant it six frequencies between Hong Kong and Almaty, Kazakhstan, according to documents the carrier filed with the DOT.
  • Polar Air to operate two more 747s for DHL

    News | 23 Oct 2014 15:03 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Polar Air Cargo will begin operating another two Boeing 747 freighters for shipping company DHL Express on 26 October, Polar’s parent company Atlas Air announces.