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Cargo Shipment Tools

Our Company

Quality, reliable, time-definite scheduled air cargo service

Strategically positioned in the market and focused on new opportunities to deliver future growth

Products & Services

Polar Air Cargo Worldwide operates an all-Boeing fleet of 747-400F, 747-8F, 767-300F, and 777F freighters in time-definite, airport-to-airport scheduled air cargo service for freight forwarders and other customers. Our services include:

  • Polar X on-time delivery guarantee
  • Polar Priority Service on-time delivery guarantee
  • Polar Plus trucking service with onward trucking service to more than 100 destinations
  • Value-added cargo management services

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (AAWW) owns 51% of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide (75% voting interest) and DHL Express holds the remaining ownership interest. AAWW also owns Polar’s sister company, Atlas Air, Inc. 


Our company is guided by some of the most experienced leaders in air cargo, including Michael T. Steen, Chief Executive Officer.


We operate Boeing 747-400F, 747-8F, 767-300F, and 777-200F aircraft. Learn more about our fleet.


We are dedicated to maintaining the highest level of safety. Our fleet is fully certified to operate under very restricted visibility conditions and is 100% Stage III/Chapter III compliant. We have also completed the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), a globally recognized safety and quality standard following a stringent audit of its operational standards and procedures. 

Value Differentiators

Polar Air Cargo’s commitment and ability to serve the general shipping public is bolstered by its strategic relationship with DHL Express, which makes DHL Express an anchor customer and establishes strict flight performance standards. Polar offers convenient schedules in desirable air cargo markets, with ample capacity available to meet the needs of our freight-forwarder customers. Other value-adds include:

  • Time-definite, airport-to-airport scheduled global service
  • Large fleet of all-cargo Boeing 747-8Fs, 767-300Fs, and 777Fs
  • Facilities at major gateways
  • Industry-leading customer service representatives
  • Experienced, highly trained cargo specialists located around the world
  • User-friendly tracking services

1 North Lexington Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
Telephone: +1 914 701 8000
Fax: +1 914 701-8001


Thank you to our valued customers and partners who have supported us through the years!

AFLAS Awards 2023

AFLAS Awards 2023
Best All Cargo Airline

AFLAS Awards 2022
Best All Cargo Airline

Payload Asia Awards 2022
Best Global Carrier

Payload Asia Awards 2022
Best E-Commerce Carrier

AFLAS Awards 2021
Best All Cargo Airline