ABX Air To Host Fourth Quarter and Year End Conference Call

WILMINGTON, OH - March 15, 2006 - ABX Air (NASDAQ:ABXA) today announced that it will host an investor conference call to review its financial results for the fourth quarter and year-end of 2005 on Friday, March 17, 2006, at 1:00 pm Eastern time. The Company will release its fourth quarter and year-end results after the market closes on Thursday, March 16, 2006.

On the day of the conference call, participants should dial (866) 356-4441 and international participants should dial (617) 597-5396 ten minutes before the scheduled start of the call and ask for conference pass code 48261369. The call will also be webcast live (listen-only mode) via the link below:

Live Webcast
March 17, 2006 at 1 p.m. Eastern time
First Quarter Investor Conference Call
Windows Media Player required

The webcast will 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 an hour 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 57771945. The web cast replay will remain available via the link above or www.earnings.com for 30 days.

ABX Air, Inc. is a cargo airline with a fleet of 112 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 11,500 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) 382-559