Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, parent of Atlas Air, Polar Air Cargo and Titan Aviation Leasing, continued its strong economic performance in the 2010 first quarter with net income of $33.8 million, up 44.5% from a $23.4 million profit in the year-ago period. The company said 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 are reaping ongoing benefits (ATW, October 2009). "Earnings were also ...

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