2003 Press Release Archive

ABX AIR NAMES CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
(12/18/03) ABX Air announced today that Duane Kimble has joined the company and been named Chief Financial Officer.

ABX AIR TO ISSUE AN ADDITIONAL 5.77 MILLION SHARES
(12/9/03) ABX Air announced today the company will issue approximately 5.77 million additional shares of common stock as a result of the completion of a public tender offer for the 5.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due April 1, 2007 originally issued by Airborne, Inc. in March 2002.

ABX AIR RECEIVES AWARDS FROM VETERANS' GROUPS
(11/25/03) At a formal ceremony in Cleveland Friday, Nov. 21, ABX Air / Airborne Express was recognized as Large Employer of the Year for the state of Ohio by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).

ABX AIR CELEBRATES 100 DAYS
(11/20/03) The arrival of the first aircraft bearing the new ABX Air, Inc., logo was the highlight of the day for many ABX Air employees. At 11 a.m. N900AX, a DC-9, taxied up to the front of the hangar. The event commemorated the first 100 days for ABX Air as an independent company.

ABX AIR SUPPORTS ACTIVE DUTY EMPLOYEES
(11/7/03) ABX Air, Inc., is offering its active duty employees assistance in getting home to their families. As those employees are offered two-week furloughs from active duty in the Middle East, ABX has extended the offer to help its reservists called to active military duty get home from their U.S. Military Base.

FLIGHT TESTS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY
(11/4/03) Beginning Saturday morning, people in the vicinity of the Wilmington airport may see USA Jet DC-9 aircraft flying lower and at higher speeds than normal. This is a specific requirement for a test flight being conducted by USA Jet in coordination with ABX Air, Inc.

ABX AIR CANCELS EARLY RELEASE OF THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS
(10/31/03) ABX Air announced today the Company has cancelled the early release of its third quarter earnings results. The Company has decided that the report of its third quarter earnings results will instead occur through the filing of its 10-Q on or before November 14th, 2003.

FLIGHT TESTS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY
(10/17/03) Beginning Saturday morning, people in the vicinity of the Wilmington airport may see USA Jet DC-9 aircraft flying lower and at higher speeds than normal. This is a specific requirement for a test flight being conducted by USA Jet in coordination with ABX Air, Inc.

ABX AIR SCHEDULES THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
(10/16/03) ABX Air has scheduled a conference call to discuss third quarter results for Nov. 4 at 4:30 p.m. EST (1:30 p.m. PST).

ABX AIR AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS AND SUPPORT SIGN EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR AGREEMENT FOR DC-9 AIRCRAFT RVSM RETROFIT CERTIFICATIONS
(10/1/03) Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. today announced they have entered into an exclusive distributor agreement with ABX Air to pursue DC-9 aircraft RVSM certification business.

ABX AIR SCHEDULES INTRODUCTORY CONFERENCE CALL
(9/9/03) ABX Air has scheduled a conference call to formally introduce management to the investment community and shed additional light on their business.

ABX AIR LANDS PURCHASE ORDER WITH USA JET AIRLINES
(9/8/03) ABX Air announced today that it has received an order from USA Jet Airlines worth approximately $1.1 million. ABX has agreed to modify eight DC-9 aircraft with Reduced Vertical Separation Minima (RVSM) equipment.

ABX AIR FILES TO INTERVENE IN ALPA VS. DHL LAWSUIT
(8/25/03) ABX Air announced today that it has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit between the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) and DHL Holdings (USA) Inc./DHL Worldwide Express, Inc.

ABX AIR STOCK BEGINS TRADING ON THE OTC BULLETIN BOARD
(8/15/03) ABX Air announced today that the company's stock will officially begin trading on the OTC Bulletin Board concurrent with the opening of the stock market Monday morning.

ABX AIR PILOTS RATIFY TENTATIVE AGREEMENT
(8/14/03) Flight crewmembers at ABX Air, Inc., ratified the tentative agreement reached between the company and the Local 1224.

ABX AIR RECEIVES GARDEN CLUB AWARD
(8/8/03) Carolyn Matthews, Beautification Committee Chairperson for the Wilmington Garden Club, presented ABX Air, Inc., employees with the Community Commercial Landscaping Award early Thursday.

ACS RELAY FOR LIFE PRESENTS ABX WITH PURPLE TEAM AWARD
(7/2/03) The ABX Air, Inc., Relay for Life team earned the Purple Team Award for its team's efforts in the recent Relay for Life event. It is one of only five awards at that level earned in the state so far this year.

AIRBORNE EXPRESS TO TEST TERRAIN AWARENESS SYSTEM
(2/24/03) During the week of Feb. 24, Airborne Express will be conducting flight tests involving a Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS) recently installed on one of its DC-9 aircraft. The tests will involve several low approaches to the airport in Wilmington as well as approaches below the usual pattern altitude.