Atlas Air Takes Delivery of New Boeing 777 Freighter for MSC

Atlas Air Takes Delivery of New Boeing 777 Freighter for MSC
Photo Credit: Atlas Air.

Atlas Air has this week taken delivery of another Boeing 777 Freighter, with this destined for MSC Mediterranean.

This deal between both sides is part of a long-term ACMI deal signed, which will see the airline operate these aircraft for the shipping company.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

Atlas Air Takes Delivery of New Boeing 777 Freighter for MSC…


Atlas Air Takes Delivery of New Boeing 777 Freighter for MSC
Photo Credit: Atlas Air

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This delivery marks the third of four Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft for Atlas Air which will operate under the MSC umbrella.

It is understood this aircraft will be utilised to add an additional route from Hong Kong to Dallas Fort Worth, with the fourth frame expected to be delivered by year-end.

Richard Broekman, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Sustainability, Atlas Air Worldwide had this to say on the delivery:

“The delivery of this new 777 Freighter is a proud moment for Atlas and testament to our long-term strategic partnership with MSC”.

“We are proud to support the ongoing expansion of MSC’s air cargo solution by providing additional speed, flexibility and reliability to their existing network. We look forward to this third 777 Freighter entering into service for MSC, and will welcome the arrival of the fourth later this year.”

Adding to this was Jannie Davel, Senior Vice President, Air Cargo, MSC:

“This latest 777 Freighter delivery accounts for a strategic addition to our MSC Air Cargo fleet, enabling us to address the market’s constantly changing demands and reinforcing our commitment to enhancing trade connections for our clients.”

“We are driven by innovation and bound to keeping up with digital transformation while offering air freight of top-quality services worldwide”.

All eyes will be on how this relationship will continue to blossom in the years to come.

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