Amazon unveils its first dedicated freighter 

Global online-shopping giant, Amazon.com, has rolled out the first freighter to operate exclusively for its Prime Air subsidiary. 

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One of twenty such freighter leased and operated by Atlas Air, the B767-300(F) N1197A (msn 27310), was formally unveiled to the public during a ceremony at the Seafair Air Show held last week. 

“There are currently eleven dedicated airplanes flying for Amazon as of today with additional airplanes rolling out over time,” a statement said. “In an ode to its Prime members, Amazon’s first airplane in its dedicated fleet features a tail number made up of a Prime number.”

He jet will be joined by twenty more B767 freighters leased from Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG), parent firm to ABX Air and ATI – Air Transport International. 

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