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November 25, 2015 8:09 PM ET

Air Freight and Logistics

Company Overview of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc.

Company Overview

Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. provides airport-to-airport scheduled air cargo services for freight forwarders and other customers in the United States. The company offers priority services, onward trucking services, ground services, scheduled air cargo services, and cargo management services. It also provides ground handling, route and traffic rights management, and customs services. The company has a strategic partnership with DHL Express. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Purchase, New York. As of November 2, 2001, Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.

2000 Westchester Avenue

Purchase, NY 10577-2543

United States

Founded in 1993





Key Executives for Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer and Staff Vice President
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 52
Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President, Assistant Secretary and General Counsel
Age: 43
Divisional Senior Vice President of Operating Systems Performance and Quality
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. Key Developments

Polar Air Cargo Wins $51.04 Million Federal Contract

Polar Air Cargo, Purchase, New York, was awarded a share of a $51,040,549 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery federal contract by the U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, for international commercial air express package delivery services.

Federal Judge Grants Plaintiffs' Six Motions to Dismiss Defendants' Comity, Act of State, Sovereign Compulsion, Filed Rate, Noerr-Pennington and State Action Defenses and Denies Defendants' Motions for Summary Judgment

On August 31, 2015, the Honorable John Gleeson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted plaintiffs' six Motions for Summary Judgment on the (1) international comity defense; (2) act of state defense; (3) sovereign compulsion defense; (4) filed rate defense; (5) noerr-pennington defense; and (6) state action defense. Judge Gleeson also denied all the motions for summary judgment filed by defendants Air China Ltd. and Air China Cargo Co. Ltd., Air India Ltd., Air New Zealand Ltd., and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc., Polar Air Cargo, LLC, and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. The Court set a trial date of January 25, 2016. To date, plaintiffs have entered into settlements totaling over $1 billion with many of the original defendants. This litigation is still pending against four defendant groups, including Air China Ltd. and Air China Cargo Co. Ltd., Air India Ltd., Air New Zealand Ltd., and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc., Polar Air Cargo, LLC, and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.

Thomas Murphy Decides to Retire Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced that Thomas Murphy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Polar Air Cargo Worldwide (Polar), has decided to retire in August 2014.

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