ABX Air To Host Second Quarter Conference Call

WILMINGTON, OH - August 2, 2005 - ABX Air (NASDAQ:ABXA) today announced that it will host an investor conference call to review its financial results for the second quarter of 2005 on Wednesday, August 10, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. The Company will release its second-quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday, August 9, 2005.

On the day of the conference call, participants should dial (866) 770-7051 and international participants should dial (617) 213-8064 ten minutes before the scheduled start of the call and ask for conference ID #82574149. The call will also be webcast live (listen-only mode) via the link below:

Live Webcast
August 10, 2005 at 10 a.m. Eastern time
Second Quarter Investor Conference Call
Windows Media Player required

The webcast is also be available via www.earnings.com for individual investors and www.streetevents.com for institutional investors.

A replay of the conference call will be available beginning shortly after the conclusion of the call. It will be available by phone for five days after the call at (888) 286-8010 (international callers (617) 801-6888); use pass code ID72282360. The webcast replay will remain available via the link above and www.earnings.com for 30 days.

ABX Air, Inc. is a cargo airline with a fleet of 115 in-service aircraft that operates out of Wilmington, Ohio, and 18 hubs throughout the United States. ABX Air became an independent public company effective August 16, 2003, as a result of the separation from its former parent company, Airborne, Inc., which was acquired by DHL Worldwide Express B.V. In addition to providing airlift capacity and sort center staffing to DHL Express (USA), Inc., ABX Air provides charter and maintenance services to a diverse group of customers. With over 9,000 employees, ABX Air is the largest employer in a several county area in southwestern Ohio.

For more information, contact:
Quint Turner
ABX Air, Inc.
(937) 382-5591