U.S. military airlift providers, already facing the long-expected demand decline tied to drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, are also coping with a huge reduction in one-way commercial charters, Atlas Air executives report. “With the decline in military cargo demand, we’re also seeing a very dramatic decline in one-way requests from the military,” Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings President William Flynn explained during an earnings report call on Aug. 1. Just a few years ago, for example, ...


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