Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings reported third-quarter net income of $14.7 million, a nearly threefold increase over $5.2 million earned in the year-ago period and its third quarter of strong earnings growth this year. President and CEO William Flynn credited its 2009 earnings growth despite a weak air cargo market to its decision to retire 14 less efficient 747-200 freighters in 2007 and 2008 and turning former scheduled services subsidiary Polar Air Cargo into a DHL Express carrier in October ...

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