Big planes, big challenges

Armbruster, William
March 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/17/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p33
Focuses on the problems faced by freighter operators regarding the Boeing 747. Financial trauma encountered by Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings on its Boeing 747; Amount of cargo from Hong Kong, China to the U.S.; Benefits of freighters to shippers and forwarders.


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