Atlas Air will operate a Boeing 747-400 Freighter on behalf of EL AL Israel Airlines, under an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) agreement.
Atlas will operate the aircraft on routes between Liège, Belgium and Tel Aviv, Israel, among others.
“This new agreement will allow EL AL to capitalise on the state-of-the-art service solutions provided by our aircraft,” said John Dietrich, president and ceo of Atlas Air Worldwide. “We welcome EL AL as a new customer and look forward to supporting EL AL as it continues to capture market opportunities and enhance its position as a leader in Israel’s cargo industry.”
Ronen Spira, head of EL AL’s cargo division, added: “We are committed to providing our customers with a variety of cargo solutions. This strategic initiative with Atlas Air enables us to provide our customers with a stable and high-quality operation for all types of cargo.”