17 December 2013
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAWW) said its Atlas Air, Inc. unit has entered into a contract with BST Logistics Company Ltd., a business partner of Navitrans International Freight Forwarding Co., Ltd., to provide Boeing 747-8 Freighter service.
The contract is for one aircraft under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance agreement, with service expected to begin in February 2014 and operating in key global routes connecting the US, Europe and Asia.
BST Logistics provides dedicated airfreight services on a global basis and serves some of the largest shippers in the world.
Atlas Air Worldwide is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc. and Titan Aviation Leasing, and is the majority shareholder of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. Atlas Air Worldwide also maintains a 49% interest in Global Supply Systems Ltd.. Through Atlas and Polar, Atlas Air Worldwide operates the world´s largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighter aircraft. The company´s website is at www.atlasair.com.