7-Nov-2011 8:51 AM

Atlas Air takes delivery of first B747-8F for British Airways

Atlas Air took (04-Nov-2011) delivery of the first of nine B747-8Fs on 03-Nov-2011. The aircraft will be operated by Atlas Air subsidiary, Global Supply Systems, for British Airways World Cargo through a five-year wet-lease agreement. Three of the ordered aircraft will be deployed on routes to Asia, Africa, India and the US. [more - original PR]