|Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Recognizes Strategic Suppliers|
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 -- Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (AAWW) (Nasdaq: AAWW), a leading global provider of air cargo assets and outsourced aircraft operating services and solutions, today announced the recipients of its first biannual Strategic Supplier Awards.
The awards, presented to the winners at a dinner ceremony in Greenwich, Conn., recognize excellence in service and performance among the company's global and small-business suppliers.
"Just as we focus our business on being the strategic supplier of choice for air cargo assets and outsourced aircraft operating solutions, we rely on partners around the world to ensure Atlas delivers superior value and the highest level of service to all of our stakeholders," said President and Chief Executive Officer William J. Flynn. "We established these awards to recognize therole our strategic suppliers play in our long-term success. I congratulate the winners and look forward to maintaining this outstanding level of excellence."
The Atlas Air Strategic Supplier Awards were presented to seven companies in six categories:
About Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.:
AAWW is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc. (Atlas) and Titan Aviation Leasing (Titan), and is the majority shareholder of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. (Polar). Through Atlas and Polar, AAWW operates the world's largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Atlas, Titan and Polar offer a range of air cargo and aircraft operating solutions that include ACMI aircraft leasing - in which customers receive a dedicated aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance on a long-term lease basis; CMI service, for customers that provide their own aircraft; express network and scheduled air cargo service; military charters; commercial cargo charters; and dry leasing of aircraft and engines.
AAWW's press releases, SEC filings and other information may be accessed through the Company's home page, www.atlasair.com.