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SYDNEY: April 04, 2019. Qantas Freight is to continue its long-standing ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) agreement with Atlas Air by replacing two B747-400 freighters with B747-8 freighter equipment from July this year.

Atlas Air B747FThe aircraft will operate Qantas freighter services between 10 points in Australia, China and the US.

Andrew David, CEO of Qantas Domestic and Freight said: “Our investment in wet-leasing these aircraft gives us a more competitive offering in the Australia-China-US freight markets and more operational efficiency.

“We are seeing strong growth in demand driven by e-commerce, fresh produce, electronics and mining equipment across our international freight network,” he added.

Qantas Freight operates a fleet of 14 freighter aircraft as well as managing the freight capacity on Qantas and Jetstar passenger services across domestic and international routes.

“Our enhanced agreement builds upon a strong and successful 15-year partnership between Atlas Air and Qantas and will capitalize on the state-of-the-art service solutions provided by our aircraft and crews,” commented William Flynn, president and CEO of Atlas Air Worldwide.

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