Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo parent Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings reported 2009 net income of $77.8 million, up 22.1% from a $63.7 million profit in 2008, as the company reaped the benefits from turning Polar into a DHL Express carrier in October 2008 and its decision to retire 14 less efficient 747-200 freighters in 2007 and 2008. AAWH parked additional -200Fs late last year and at the beginning of this year, leaving it with just five plus 22 747-400Fs, giving it an "efficient" fleet that ...

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