An Atlas Air 747 being loaded with cargo. (Photo: Atlas Air Worldwide, Inc.)

Atlas Air Second Quarter Performance Exceeds Expectations

While the passenger segment of the airline business continues to struggle with rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlas Air’s parent company issued its second-quarter report today reporting a better than anticipated performance and signaling a very positive outlook for the year ahead. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, parent to Atlas Air, Polar Air Cargo, Southern Air, and Titan Aviation Leasing, announced in a press release issued today a 2nd quarter net income of $78.9 million, compared to $86.9 million in 2019.…