Lufthansa to fly freighter to Monterrey

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 ... [+]

Without us, there would be no German economic miracle, says Lufthansa Cargo

Air freight remains essential for the German economy, said Lufthansa, marking Supply Chain Day, on 18 April. The carrier said that no other mode offers the necessary speed to transport time-critical, temperature-sensitive, and valuable goods, for urgent spare parts, vaccines, relief supplies or animals on their way to a new home. The ... [+]

Yields up at Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo says it achieved significantly higher average yields than before the start of the corona pandemic despite increased capacities in the market. In its annual report for 2023, it noted that sales of 7.5 billion freight tonne-km last year were slightly higher than in the previous year 2022 (7.2 billion) ... [+]

Lufthansa adds fourth short-haul freighter

Lufthansa Cargo has added a fourth A321 freighter to complete its fleet of short-haul freighters. With 14 pallet and container positions on the main deck and ten on the lower deck, the twin-engine aircraft has a total payload of 28 tons and has already made its first flights including where ... [+]

Lufthansa adds Nordic freighter routes

Lufthansa Cargo has added weekly A321F freighter flights from Helsinki to Copenhagen and from Copenhagen toFrankfurt. Each flight can carry 28 tonnes. It is part of the German carrier’s network of short-haul freighters, now operated by three A321F aircraft, due shortly to increase to four. [+]

Lufthansa sets up Schenker API link

Lufthansa Cargo has created a direct API connection with DB Schenker's booking system, ging the forwarder easier offer search and booking and also transparency in real time. Initially, DB Schenker is using the interface to book standard products such as general cargo with the option to extend to special products ... [+]

Lufthansa diverts Mexico freighters

Lufthansa Cargo will permanently switch its B777 freighter flights from Mexico City International Airport to Felipe Ángeles International Airport from 7 July. It follows a decree by the Mexican government prohibiting airlines from flying freighters to Mexico City Airport for capacity reasons. Felipe Ángeles Airport is about 45 km northeast of Mexico ... [+]

Lufthansa Group partners join PharmaAero

Lufthansa Cargo, Swiss World Cargo and the Lufthansa Group's time:matters fast logistics arm have joined the Pharma.Aero interest group. Pharma.Aero is an international collaboration platform for medical technology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as freight companies and airport operators. The Belgium-based organization now has more than 50 partners and members. Time-critical ... [+]

Lufthansa adds freighter routes

Lufthansa Cargo is adding new freighter destinations to its short and medium-haul A321F freighter network from April. From 12 April there will be two weekly connections between Frankfurt and Larnaca, in a combined routing with Athens, and a weekly connection to Milan. By late summer, Lufthansa’s A321F fleet will be expanded ... [+]

New chief for Lufthansa’s China joint venture

Lufthansa Cargo has appointed current vice president region for Latin America and Caribbean, Carsten Hernig as deputy general manager and vice president production, sales and marketing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal (PACTL). He is responsible for production, sales and marketing at the joint venture between Lufthansa Cargo and ... [+]

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