Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has announced that its Atlas Air, Inc. unit has entered into an agreement to operate a second Boeing 747-400 Freighter for Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), with an opportunity for additional aircraft in the future.
This aircraft will be flown on key routes across the transpacific connecting Asia and the U.S. Service is scheduled to begin in September 2017.
“We are very pleased that NCA has chosen to expand its partnership with Atlas Air,” said William J. Flynn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Atlas Air Worldwide. “This follows the successful start of the first aircraft for NCA earlier this year and underscores our focus on the fast-growing Asia Pacific market.”
Fukashi Sakamoto, President and Chief Executive Officer, NCA, said, “We are delighted to expand this strategic arrangement with Atlas Air by adding the second aircraft, and we look forward to having a long, mutually beneficial relationship.”