Atlas Air to operate second B747-400F for Nippon Cargo Airlines
August 23, 2017: Atlas Air 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 US service is scheduled to begin in September 2017.
“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,” said William J Flynn, president and chief executive officer, Atlas Air Worldwide.
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.”