February 15 - Altas Air, an Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings company, has entered into an agreement to operate one of its Boeing 747-400 Freighters for Asiana Cargo.

The contract is initially for one aircraft to be provided and operated by Atlas Air and to be flown on key global routes across the transpacific, connecting Korea with several destinations in the USA.   

According to Kwang Suk Kim, executive vice president of Asiana Cargo, the company expects to serve its clients with enhanced freighter services through the cooperation with Atlas Air. Among the services that Asiana Cargo provides, it has a dedicated Rapid Heavy department which offers air cargo services for heavy items which require special care.

According to Atlas Air, the service is scheduled to begin this month.