Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Omni Air and Amazon help revenue grow for ATSG

Revenue for Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) was up in the second quarter of 2019 helped by the acquisition of Omni Air and more flights for Amazon. Second quarter revenue was $334.5 million compared to $203.6 million in 2018, and first half revenue increased from $406.6 million last year to $682.7 million. Net earnings turned […]

Tariffs and trade concerns hit Atlas Air results

Atlas Air and Flexport expand partnership

Revenue and earnings were below expectations for Atlas Air Worldwide, with management citing tariffs and trade concerns as reasons for the slowdown. Net income in the first half of 2019 was $57.1 million compared to a loss of $11.5 million in 2018, which had been caused by unrealised losses on outstanding warrants of $50 million. […]

Atlas Air deny union “misinformation”, pilots furious

Atlas Air has hit back at union claims about safety and working conditions, accusing them of conducting a misinformation campaign, but pilots have taken umbrage to the airline’s response. The airline has called on the union to put aside protests to work with the company to achieve a Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement to increase pay […]

Unhappy pilots picket Amazon shareholder meeting

Amazon investors and board members gathering at the annual shareholder meeting were greeted by pilots flying for Amazon Air contracted carriers raising concerns about working conditions. The pilots who work for Atlas Air, Southern Air and ABX Air protested outside the meeting on Wednesday 22 May, holding picket signs and running a mobile billboard that […]

Pilots file lawsuits against Atlas Air

Investec provides US $90 million senior financing for Atlas Air

Atlas Air pilots have filed two lawsuits against their employer after an instructor was fired and to stop illegal subcontracting of flights. On Friday 1 February, Teamsters Local 1224 on behalf of and in conjunction with Atlas Air captain Kristofer Lang, who served as a Crew Training Instructor (CTI) filed after Captain Lang was unlawfully […]

Cargo pilots concerned about how airlines are run

Atlas Air extends agreement with DB Schenker

Pilots contracted to fly for Amazon Air and DHL are concerned about the way their airlines are being run, survey results have found. More than 1,200 pilots at Atlas Air Worldwide subsidiaries Atlas Air and Southern Air, and Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) subsidiary ABX Air were asked questions about hiring, retaining, scheduling and more. […]

Atlas Air opens pathway deal for Ameriflight pilots

Atlas Air and Southern Air have signed a pilot pathway agreement with Ameriflight, which pilot unions say highlights staffing issues. The Pilot Pathway Program guarantees qualified Ameriflight pilots an interview with Atlas Air and Southern Air. Participants will gain experience fulfilling a number of benchmarks while at Ameriflight, including Atlas’ ATP/CTP programme, professional/career development programmes […]

Atlas Air gains injunction against IBT but union warns problems remain

Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F

Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo’s request for an injunction against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) to stop its “illegal work slowdown” has been granted, but the union warn this will not solve problems. The subsidiaries of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings requested the injunction accusing the IBT of engaging an in “unlawful, concerted work […]