Airline Atlas Air History

Atlas Air cargo plane which is headquartered in Purchase, New York, United States, which operates scheduled freight flights on ACMI contract basis for some of the world's major airlines, flying to 101 cities in 46 countries. Crew bases include: Miami International Airport, International Airport John F. Kennedy (New York), Los Angeles International Airport, Anchorage International Airport and London Stansted Airport.


The airline was established in April 1992 by Michael Chowdry, specializes in long-term contract outsourcing of its Boeing 747 aircraft. The airline began operations in 1993 with one Boeing 747 and signed by China Airlines. In 1995 they began trading publicly on the NASDAQ, and in 1997 appeared in the New York Stock Exchange. A public offer of 4 million shares was made in August 1998. In 2001 the airline introduced a new program of rent and services, based on the model of ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance-insurance). With this new program, Atlas Air cargo aircraft will be operated like other airlines for charter flights. In July 2004 Atlas Air refine restructuring plan and emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Now, AAWWH announced that DHL has bought long-term rights to carry some cargo on board Polar.
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.. (NASDAQ: AAWW) Atlas Air has a full, Polar Air Cargo, and the shares of Global Supply Systems (49%).
The airline is named after the famous Greek god, Atlas, who supports the world on his shoulders. The symbol of the airline is supporting the world's gold man gold.


Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo carrying goods around the world, including destinations throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Pacific, as well as America. Specific objectives vary due to changing consumer needs and trends of seasonal air cargo.

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