SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||February 6, 2009|
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|2000 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, New York||10577|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||914-701-8000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
(a) On February 6, 2009, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release, disclosing that its results for the quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2008 would include a nonrecurring net pretax gain from special items ranging from $60 million to $70 million. For additional information concerning this gain, which consists of (i) a previously disclosed deferred gain of approximately $155 million pretax on DHL Express' investment in a 49 percent equity interest in the Company's Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. subsidiary and (ii) a pretax special charge ranging from $85 million to $95 million related to the Company's 747-200 freighter fleet, see the Company's press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.06 Material Impairments.
As indicated in Item 2.02 above, the Company expects to incur a largely non-cash pretax special charge ranging from $85 million to $95 million associated with its 747-200 freighter fleet, which includes impairment of airframes, engines and related assets. For additional information regarding these matters, see the Company's press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. Press Release, dated February 6, 2009.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.|
|February 6, 2009||By:||
/s/ Adam R. Kokas
|Name: Adam R. Kokas|
|Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Human Resources Officer|
|Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. Press Release, dated February 6, 2009.|