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Lufthansa to fly freighter to Monterrey

[ May 14, 2024   //   ]

Lufthansa Cargo is to offer a B777F freighter service from Frankfurt to Monterrey, Mexico from June 3, an extension of its route to Mexico City.

The service is aimed particularly at automotive suppliers, electronics providers and medical products.

Lufthansa Cargo now serves North America with up to 33 freighter frequencies weekly and South America with up to four frequencies weekly in addition to belly flights.

The carrier has also added a stop in Dubai on its B777F freighter route from Shanghai to Frankfurt and will also expand its belly network with further connections to North America this summer, including direct connections from Frankfurt to Minneapolis and Raleigh-Durham. Austrian Sister carrier Airlines will fly directly from Vienna to Los Angeles and Boston and Discover Airlines will fly from Frankfurt to Anchorage and to Halifax in Canada during the summer.

Another Lufthansa group carrier, Brussels Airlines will supplement its summer flight schedule with additional connections from Brussels to Nairobi and Kigali.

The belly network will be expanded with more destinations served by Lufthansa Airlines from Munich: Since the beginning of the summer flight schedule, passenger aircraft have also been operating from there to Trondheim in Norway, Nantes in France, Oulu in Finland, and Chișinău in Moldova as well as to Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver.

The A321P2F freighter –operated short- and medium-haul network meanwhile adds a stop in in Riga, Latvia to its Frankfurt-Helsinki route.