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    Industry primed for e-commerce as Hawaiian signs Amazon deal


    News on 21 October that Hawaiian Airlines has agreed to operate at least 10 Airbus A330-300 Freighters for Amazon comes as more airlines benefit from e-commerce demand. “This relationship provides a catalyst to grow our business and the unique opportunity to diversify our revenue sources while capitalising on our established ...

  • News

    Atlas CEO seeks trade certainty from Washington


    ​​Policymakers must take a long-term view on trade with nations including China to reduce uncertainty among air cargo carriers and customers that rely on their decisions to plan investments, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings chief executive William Flynn says in a speech on 10 September in Washington, D.C.

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    Cargo pilot union supports Prime Day strike


    ​​Pilots who fly cargo for Amazon voiced their support for warehouse workers employed by the e-commerce giant who are on strike during Prime Day.

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    Atlas 767 crash probe strives to comprehend pitch upset


    US investigators probing the Atlas Air Boeing 767-300 freighter crash have yet to explain fully the initiating circumstances behind the elevator deflection which pushed the aircraft into a fatal dive on approach to Houston.

  • News

    US investigators puzzle over Atlas 767's fatal dive


    ​Twenty years after the most notorious accident in the Boeing 767’s history, US investigators are faced with explaining another fatal dive involving a twinjet which has maintained an impressive safety record over its near-40-year service life.

  • News

    Crashed 767's crew appeared to be trying to avoid weather


    ​Preliminary analysis of air traffic control communications with the crashed Atlas Air Boeing 767-300ER freighter near Houston indicates that the crew was trying to avoid a weather system during the approach.

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    Atlas Air 767 Freighter crashes near Houston


    ​An Atlas Air Boeing 767-300ER freighter operating as online retailer Amazon's Prime Air has crashed near Houston following a flight from Miami.

  • Historical freighter conversions

    ​ANALYSIS: 2018 freighter conversions rise on strong 767 work


    Freighter conversions rose by 11% in 2018, with widebody conversions hitting their highest level since 2008.