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Southern Air returns to Miami with new service to Hong Kong via Anchorage

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On April 1, Southern Air (2nd) (Anchorage) will return to Miami and will begin weekly all-cargo service from Miami International Airport to Hong Kong via Anchorage. The new scheduled freighter flights will be served by Boeing 777F aircraft.

Hong Kong is MIA’s fourth-leading trade market in Asia, responsible for more than $500 million in freight annually. In 2017, MIA’s trade with the entire Asia world region was valued at $7.8billion – a 16-percent increase from $6.7 billion in 2016.

Southern Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide, Inc., will become the sixth airline at MIA with all-cargo service from Asia, joining: Asiana Airlines (Seoul); Cathay Pacific (Hong Kong); China Airlines (Taipei); Korean Air (Seoul); and Polar Air (Seoul).

Copyright Photo: Southern Air (2nd)-DHL Boeing 777-FZB N714SA (msn 37988) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 908115.

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Atlas Air Worldwide acquires two ex-LATAM Boeing 777 freighters for ACMI service for DHL Express

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. acquires Southern Air and Florida West

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. has announced the acquisition of two Boeing 777F Freighters from LATAM Airlines.

Both 777 aircraft will operate in ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) service for DHL Express through Atlas’ Southern Air subsidiary, with the first starting service this month and the second expected to begin service at the end of the second quarter of 2018.

The first of the two aircraft was previously operated on a CMI (crew, maintenance and insurance) basis for DHL Express by Southern Air. The second aircraft will increase the number of 777 freighters owned or operated by the company to 12.

The expected financial and operating impacts of the two 777 freighters in 2018 were incorporated in the company’s earnings growth framework announced on February 22, 2018. As indicated, the company anticipates that its full-year 2018 adjusted net income will grow by a mid-twenty-percent level compared with 2017.

Copyright Photo: Southern Air (2nd)-DHL Boeing 777-FZB N775SA (msn 37987) ANC (Michael B. Ing). Image: 920329.

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