August 2 - Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) has placed three Boeing 747-400 freighters with Hong Kong Air Cargo Carrier, a subsidiary of Hong Kong Airlines, under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement.

The aircraft will be operated by Atlas Air and will fly on behalf of Hong Kong Air Cargo.

The first aircraft will enter service in September 2017 and will serve routes between Asia and the USA. The second and third aircraft are expected to commence operations during 2018.