Two Airline Teams Secure $3.1B in Transcom Charter Airlift Services Contract Options

The U.S. Transportation Command has awarded two U.S. airline industry teams contract options worth $3.1B combined to provide short- and long-range charter services for Department of Defense clients.

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The first group, known as the Federal Express Team, secured a $1.6B award that increases the value of a prior airlift services contract to $3.3B, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

In the same notice, the DoD said the second Patriot Team received a $1.4B modification to provide charter airlift support for the department. The award increases the original contract’s value to $2.9B.

Transcom will obligate fiscal 2021 transportation working capital funds for the two awards.

Both teams will perform work under the modification through Sept. 30, 2022.

The Federal Express Team includes:

  • American Airlines 
  • Amerijet International 
  • Atlas Air (Nasdaq: AAWW)
  • FedEx (NYSE: FDX)
  • Polar Air Cargo Worldwide 
  • Eastern Airlines 
  • Hawaiian Airlines 


The Patriot Team includes:

  • ABX Air 
  • Air Transport International 
  • JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU)
  • Kalitta Air
  • Northern Air Cargo
  • Omni Air International 
  • United Airlines
  • Western Global Airlines

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