Air Transport Services Group

ATSG TO HOST FIRST QUARTER 2009 CONFERENCE CALL
Annual Shareholders Meeting to be held May 12

WILMINGTON, OH - May 8, 2009 – Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) today announced that it will host an investor conference call on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern daylight time, to review its financial results for the first quarter 2009 ended March 31, 2009.

The Company will release its first quarter 2009 financial results and file its Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission after the close of the market on Monday, May 11, 2009.

The Company’s annual shareholders meeting will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at the Boyd Cultural Arts Center, Heiland Theater, on the campus of Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio. The meeting will include a management presentation of the year-end and first quarter results, as well as other company matters.

On the day of the conference call, participants should dial 888-713-4217 and international participants should dial 617- 213-4869 ten minutes before the scheduled start of the call and ask for conference pass code 97675999.

The webcast also will 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 beginning one hour after the conclusion of the call. It will be available by phone through Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at 888-286-8010 (international callers 617-801-6888); use pass code 58785830. The webcast replay will remain available via the link above or www.earnings.com for 30 days.

About Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG)
ATSG is a leading provider of air cargo transportation and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers and other companies that outsource their air cargo lift requirements. Through five principal subsidiaries, including three airlines with separate and distinct U.S. FAA Part 121 Air Carrier Certificates, ATSG also provides aircraft leasing, aircraft maintenance services, airport ground services, fuel management, specialized transportation management, and air charter brokerage services. ATSG’s subsidiaries include ABX Air, Inc., Air Transport International, LLC, Capital Cargo International Airlines, Inc., Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc., LGSTX Services, Inc. and Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services, Inc.

For more information, contact:
Quint Turner
Chief Financial Officer
Air Transport Services Group, Inc.
937-382-5591

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