Atlas Air becomes the fourth airline to join ALTA in 2018

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Oct 31, 2018: Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW), a recognised global airfreight company, has joined the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA).

Atlas Air serves all high-volume trade lanes in South America through Miami International Airport and offers on time-definite solutions to the entire logistics chain to and from the region.

Atlas Air transports more than 20,000 tonnes of freight in and out of Miami International Airport on a monthly basis making Atlas Air their top cargo carrier (YTD).

Atlas Air Worldwide owns the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 747 cargo aircraft, and provides customers a broad array of Boeing 747, 777, 767, 757 and 737 aircraft for domestic, regional and international cargo and passenger operations. It offers customer quality, reliability and safety while boosting business globally.

“Our main objective is to promote the development of the airline industry to achieve its great potential as an economic and social engine of the region and the arrival of Atlas Air Worldwide is a fundamental step in this mission. In Latin America alone, approximately 4,500 tonnes, 7 percent of imports and 5 percent of exports, are transported by air daily, contributing directly to the dynamism of the region, to the growth of local producers, to tourism and other economic sectors,” commented Luis Felipe de Oliveira, executive director of ALTA.

Atlas Air Worldwide is the fourth airline to join ALTA in 2018.

William J Flynn, president and CEO, Atlas Air Worldwide said: “The South American region is an important and growing part of the global economy and an integral part of Atlas Air’s operations. We are dedicated to continuing to expand our footprint and services in the region.”

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