David Bucher Hired as Chief Operating Officer for Cargo Aircraft Management

  David Bucher Hired as Chief Operating Officer for Cargo Aircraft Management

Business Wire

WILMINGTON, Ohio -- May 16, 2014

Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc. (CAM), the aircraft leasing arm of Air
Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG), announced today that it has
hired industry veteran W. David Bucher to lead its operations as Chief
Operating Officer. Bucher will replace William Tarpley, who is leaving to
pursue other opportunities.

David Bucher Hired as Chief Operating Officer for Cargo Aircraft Management
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David Bucher Hired as Chief Operating Officer for Cargo Aircraft Management
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Bucher has over 30 years of experience in the commercial aviation industry.
Prior to joining CAM, he was Vice President of Technical Operations for Air
Transport International, Inc., an airline subsidiary of ATSG. Bucher also has
held significant roles with Cumberland River Aviation, Airborne Express, Emery
Worldwide and Federal Express. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration
from Belmont University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

"I am pleased that Dave will be contributing his talents to our team," said
CAM President Rich Corrado. "His deep industry knowledge and no-nonsense
leadership style will be invaluable as we continue to provide customers around
the world with tailored leases to match their unique needs."

In addition to his leadership experience, Bucher has hands-on experience as an
active aircraft pilot and mechanic with FAA certificates of Commercial Pilot,
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic with Inspection Authorization, and Turbojet
Flight Engineer.

Cargo Aircraft Management provides aircraft leasing programs tailored to the
individual needs of its customers, drawing from its growing fleet of
cost-efficient Boeing 767-200/300 and 757-200 freighter aircraft. Additional
services include dry/wet leasing, passenger-to-cargo aircraft conversion
management services, route and aircraft operations analysis, sale leaseback
transactions, aircraft ownership joint ventures, and ongoing aircraft
management services.

About Air Transport Services Group, Inc.

ATSG is a leading provider of aircraft leasing and air cargo transportation
and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers and other companies
that outsource their air cargo lift requirements. ATSG, through its leasing
and airline subsidiaries, is the world's largest owner and operator of
converted Boeing 767 freighter aircraft. Through its principal subsidiaries,
including two airlines with separate and distinct U.S. FAA Part 121 Air
Carrier certificates, ATSG provides aircraft leasing, air cargo lift, aircraft
maintenance services and airport ground services. ATSG's subsidiaries include
ABX Air, Inc.; Airborne Global Solutions, Inc.; Air Transport International,
Inc.; Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc.; and Airborne Maintenance and
Engineering Services, Inc. For more information, please see www.atsginc.com.

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Contact:

Air Transport Services Group, Inc.
Rich Corrado, 937-382-5591
 
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