Amazon Air, previously known as ‘Amazon Prime Air’, has taken delivery of its 40th freighter aircraft, a Boeing 767-300F.
The airplane, registered as N1487A, is operated by Atlas Air Inc. and was named ‘Valor’, ‘in honor of the Amazon military community’, the company says.
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, unveiled the aircraft at an event in Long Beach on ‘Veterans Day’ on Monday.
Had the privilege today of unveiling our newest Amazon Air 767 – "Valor" – named in honor of the thousands of Amazonian veterans and military spouses delivering for our customers every day. #VeteransDay #AmazonWarriors pic.twitter.com/bKHDQgb1TN
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) November 12, 2018
Amazon Air’s cargo fleet is operated by Atlas Air and Air Transport Services Group in wet-lease agreements. The latter includes the two cargo airlines ABX Air and Air Transport International.
The carriers operating for Amazon Air both use Boeing 767 freighter aircraft.
Nick Wenzel founded International Flight Network in 2016. He is the Social Media Manager and an Editor for IFN.news.