Continued strong demand for dedicated cargo services and a shrinking inventory of viable used widebody freighters led Atlas Air Worldwide (AAW) to add six second-hand Boeing 747-400 freighters to its fleet. “We have identified a number of aircraft and leased them in,” AAW president and CEO William Flynn said on a recent earnings call. “We think that was a prudent thing to do, as we think about growing demand over the next couple of years and our ability to service ...

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