Atlas Air has taken delivery of a Boeing 747-8 freighter – the second in a series of four 747-8Fs ordered by the company in 2021.
These aircraft are the last 747-8Fs that will be produced by Boeing. They provide a 20 percent higher payload capacity and a 16 percent reduction in fuel consumption compared to the 747-400F.
This aircraft has been placed under a long-term agreement with an existing customer, said Atlas.
“We are pleased to receive this additional 747-8F, and to add more capacity and value to our customers,” said John Dietrich, president and ceo of Atlas Air Worldwide. “Atlas’ investment in these new aircraft underscores our commitment to environmental stewardship through the reduction of aircraft emissions, resource consumption and noise.”