Atlas Air Worldwide to expand in New York
Sep 6, 2019: The New York headquarters of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) will undergo renewal and extension, announced the aircraft leasing company.
This move is aimed at accommodating its growing employee base and strategic business growth.
Also, Atlas’ plans in New York include creating 100 additional jobs over the next five years. Atlas currently employs 568 professionals in New York. Atlas expects to retain those positions and create additional jobs in New York. Atlas has maintained its headquarters in New York since 2000.
Empire State Development Acting Commissioner and president & CEO-designate Eric Gertler said, “Companies are choosing to stay and foster growth in New York thanks to the state’s skilled workforce, favorable economic environment and robust business assistance programmes, and Atlas Air’s expansion will bring 100 new jobs to the Mid-Hudson region while maintaining a thriving headquarters in Purchase.”
“New York is our home and we are excited to strengthen our ties and expand our company in this dynamic, thriving state,” said William J Flynn, chairman and chief executive officer of Atlas Air Worldwide.
“We will continue to grow our team of talented, world-class, customer-focused employees in New York and throughout our global network.”
In addition to its New York headquarters, the company maintains operations centers near the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, in Anchorage, Alaska, and Hong Kong; a training center in Miami, Florida; and key logistics centers around the world, including John F Kennedy International Airport in New York, to support its global network.