Can anyone tell me what Atlas Air's current financial situation is? I read that they did not make one of their lease payments on a 747-200F. Is this just a big time slip up, or are they going to start missing payments on alot of aircraft? I find it strange that they may be in financial trouble as they seem to have a large base of clients using their 747-400Fs. British Airways, China Airlines, Alitalia, Emirates to name a few. Do they place their 747-200Fs with airlines also, or does Atlas do their own operations or unique ad hoc work with them only?
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