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ATSG ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT OF AIRLINE SUBSIDIARY ABX AIR
(12/22/2016) ATSG today announced the retirement of John Starkovich, President of ABX Air, Inc., an airline subsidiary of ATSG, and the appointment of his replacement, David Soaper, effective February 1, 2017.

PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION ISSUED IN ABX AIR LABOR MATTER
(12/07/2016) ATSG today said that U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Black today issued an order granting ABX Air’s motion to convert a temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction prohibiting work stoppages and other service interruptions of ATSG’s cargo airline subsidiary ABX Air, Inc. by ABX Air’s pilot employees represented by the Airline Professionals Association of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1224 (IBT).

COURT RULING ENDS ABX AIR WORK STOPPAGE
(11/23/2016) ATSG today said its ABX Air pilots will be returning to work beginning tonight following a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Black that the striking pilots must resolve differences with ABX Air through arbitration and other provisions of their labor agreement.

ABX AIR WORK STOPPAGE CONTINUES PENDING COURT'S RULING
(11/22/2016) ATSG today said one of its two airline subsidiaries, ABX Air, Inc., and the union for its pilot employees participated in a conference with U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Black late this afternoon to consider a complaint for injunctive relief that ABX Air filed earlier today.

ABX AIR TAKING STEPS TO END WORK STOPPAGE
(11/22/2016) ATSG today said one of its two airline subsidiaries, ABX Air, Inc., is taking multiple steps to resolve and end an illegal work stoppage that began today by its pilots represented by the Airline Professionals Association of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1224.

ABX AIR LABOR DISPUTE TO BE RESOLVED VIA ARBITRATION
(11/7/2016) ATSG today said that Judge Timothy S. Black of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has ordered that the dispute between ATSG’s cargo airline, ABX Air, and its pilot employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division; and the Airline Professionals Association of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1224 (collectively, the “IBT”), is a minor dispute under the Railway Labor Act and should be resolved through the grievance and arbitration process contained in the parties current labor agreement.

ABX AIR SEEKS TRO IN PILOT DISPUTE
(10/31/2016) ATSG today said its airline subsidiary, ABX Air, Inc., has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division; and the Airline Professionals Association of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1224 (collectively, the “IBT”), for injunctive and declaratory relief for violations of the Railway Labor Act under the labor agreement between ABX Air and the IBT covering ABX Air’s pilot employees.

ROBERT GRAY RETIRES AS VP OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS; CAPTAIN BOB BOJA PROMOTED
(2/18/2015) ABX Air has announced the retirement of Vice President of Flight Operations Robert Gray after 35 years of service, along with the promotion of Captain Bob Boja to the combined position of Vice President of Flight and Director of Operations for the Company.

ATSG, DHL EXTEND AGREEMENT THROUGH MARCH 2019 (via atsginc.com)
(1/15/2015) ATSG today announced that it has completed a new agreement that extends its support of DHL’s air cargo network in the United States through at least March 2019.

ABX AIR TO RETURN FOUR DHL-OWNED FREIGHTERS (via atsginc.com)
(8/27/2014) ABX Air has received termination notices from DHL affecting four DHL-owned Boeing 767-200 freighter aircraft that ABX Air leases and operates within the U.S. under terms of the Crew, Maintenance and Insurance (CMI) agreement between the companies.

TERRY SCHERZ RETIRES AS VP OF AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE; PHIL FLOWERS PROMOTED
(4/4/2014) After nearly 40 years of service with the Company, the leader of ABX Air's maintenance department has retired. Terry Scherz, Vice President of Aircraft Maintenance, was celebrated by long-time co-workers on April 1, his last day at the airline. Phil Flowers has been promoted to Vice President of Aircraft Maintenance.

ATSG DEPLOYS FOUR MORE FREIGHTERS IN SUPPORT OF DHL NETWORK (via atsginc.com)
(1/24/2013) Air Transport Services Group announced today that its airline subsidiaries are deploying four additional freighter aircraft in January to support the U.S. portion of DHL�s international network.

EMPLOYEES AT ATSG COMPANIES RAISE OVER $64,000 FOR CHARITY (via atsginc.com)
(1/16/2013) During their annual fundraising drive to benefit local charities, employees of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries at Wilmington Air Park raised $64,640 in pledges and donations, including a $10,000 corporate contribution from ATSG.

ATSG DEPLOYS TWO 767 FREIGHTERS IN SUPPORT OF DHL'S U.S. NETWORK (via atsginc.com)
(6/4/2012) Air Transport Services Group announced today that its ABX Air subsidiary has deployed two Boeing 767 freighter aircraft with DHL under short-term ACMI arrangements in support of DHL's U.S. air network.

EMPLOYEES AT AIR PARK RAISE OVER $60,000 FOR CHARITY

(1/23/12) Employees of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries at Wilmington Air Park raised over $60,000 in pledges and donations during an annual fundraising drive to benefit local charities.