Robert Gray Promoted at ABX Air, Inc.

Gray now Vice President of Regulatory Compliance and Government Affairs

WILMINGTON, Ohio - Feb. 28, 2006 - Robert Gray was promoted to Vice President of Regulatory Compliance and Government Affairs for ABX Air, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABXA) He most recently has been Senior Director of Regulatory Compliance and Government Affairs.

"Bob will be serving as the Company Compliance officer, responsible for the overall compliance of the company's operating policies and procedures, as well as all federal regulations pertaining to Airline Operations," said Joe Hete, President and CEO at ABX Air. "Bob will also continue to act as the Director of Safety."

Gray joined ABX Air in December of 1979 as a Dispatcher in the Flight Department. He was promoted to Manager of Crew Scheduling and then named Director of Operational Control. He served as Senior Director of Operational Safety and Planning from 1997 to 2003.

A three-time presenter/speaker at FAA workshops on Risk Analysis and Safety Performance Measurement in Aviation, Gray was also a recent member of the FAA's Air Carrier Operations System Model development team and is currently working with the FAA as a member of the Safety Management Systems Focus Group. Additionally, he is a member of the Air Transport Association's (ATA) Safety Council and Security Council, and sits on the board of directors for the Cargo Airline Association.

Prior to ABX Air, Gray earned a Bachelor's degree from Miami University, and an MBA from the University of Dayton. Before joining ABX in 1979, Bob taught in the public schools.

ABX Air, Inc. is a cargo airline with a fleet of 111 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 10,000 employees, ABX Air is the largest employer in a several county area in southwestern Ohio.

For more information, contact ABX Air.