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ATSG's Fourth Quarter Pretax Earnings From Continuing Operations Increases 17 Percent

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Other Activities

Revenues from ATSG's other businesses rose 15 percent to $28.0 million before elimination of inter-company results. Pre-tax profit from other activities totaled $4.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, compared with $2.4 million a year earlier. Additional revenues from the Company's aircraft maintenance and postal businesses drove the improved results.

2011 Full Year Results

Revenues in 2011 increased nine percent to $730.1 million, including $160.7 million in reimbursements for fuel and related expenses, compared to $667.4 million in 2010. Schenker-related revenues were 15 percent of total revenues excluding reimbursables in 2011. ATSG's 2011 net earnings from continuing operations were $23.9 million, or 37 cents per share, down from $39.9 million, or 62 cents per share in 2010.

Pretax earnings for 2011 included $27.1 million in impairment charges related to aircraft asset values, goodwill and customer intangibles as a result of DB Schenker's network phase-out, $2.9 million in write-offs of unamortized debt issuance costs, and an aggregate $4.9 million in unrealized losses on derivative instruments. In 2010, pretax earnings included $3.5 million in gains from reimbursements for severance and retention benefits. Pretax earnings from continuing operations, adjusted for these items, increased 27 percent to $75.8 million in 2011. Adjusted EBITDA increased nine percent to $180.8 million in 2011.

2012 Outlook

"We will devote significant resources in the first quarter toward realigning our ACMI Services businesses for growth. As a result, our first quarter 2012 financial results are expected to be below first-quarter 2011 levels. After the first quarter, we expect to grow toward a range of $190 to $200 million in adjusted EBITDA for the year, including the effect of increased pension expense and increases in engine maintenance costs," Hete said.

“Our 2012 results will benefit from a full year of gains from the owned and leased aircraft which entered service during 2011, as well as owned and leased aircraft which we plan to add during 2012. Aircraft added during 2011 included nine 767 freighters and one 757 freighter. Additions planned for 2012 include seven more 767s, and two 757 combis. We also intend to leverage the more flexible credit facility we negotiated last spring to help fund future fleet expansion. More important, our fleet is substantially more modern, more fuel efficient, and more reliable than ever before, at a time when those efficiencies and performance levels are vital to both our existing and potential customers. We remain confident about the continued customer interest and strong yield potential from our investments in converted freighter assets, and about the service commitment of those who support them," Hete said.

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