February 11 - Atlas Air Inc has entered into a contract with Chapman Freeborn Airchartering to provide Boeing 747-400 Freighter service.

HLPFI understands that the contract is for one aircraft under a multi-year Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance (ACMI) agreement, with service beginning April 2013.

This will be the first dedicated 747-400F in Chapman Freeborn's network fleet, which regularly includes a large number of various aircraft types under long-term arrangements. Chapman Freeborn first secured a 747-200F under a long-term arrangement in 2009 and has had various other 747 freighters under contract since that time.