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 medical technology or temperature-sensitive medicines such as insulin or vaccines require professional and fast transport by air freight in special ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Lufthansa adds Hanoi to freighter network

Lufthansa Cargo has added Hanoi to its B777F freighter network in the winter flight schedule for 2022/23. The inaugural flight, operated by an AeroLogic aircraft, took place on 2 November from Frankfurt and, with a stop in Mumbai, reached Hanoi on 3 November. The twice weekly flights complement Lufthansa Cargo’s ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo makes biggest ever freighter investment

Lufthansa Group has ordered new ten freighter aircrafts - three current-technology Boeing 777F freighters and seven 777-8F freighters, Boeing's next-generation all-cargo aircraft. It will be the largest investment in Lufthansa Cargo’s history. The first of the 777F aircraft, which could be acquired on the used market at short notice, is expected ... [+]

Lufthansa and remove the need to hold AWB stocks

Lufthansa Cargo and have launched in initiative that removes the need for freight forwarders to hold valid Air Waybill (AWB) stocks before booking air cargo. Usersof the booking platform can now have an AWB automatically assigned when they book capacity on the carrier. For decades, the progression of an air ... [+]

First flight for Lufthansa short-haul freighter

Lufthansa Cargo A321 freighter lifted off for its first commercial flight from the carrier’s main Frankfurt base to Dublin on 15 March. The aircraft, registration D-AEUC was christened ‘Hello Europe’ before departure and is operated by Lufthansa’s CityLine short haul passenger arm. Lufthansa Cargo chair and chief executive, Dorothea von Boxberg, said ... [+]

Lufthansa to say goodbye to the paper AWB in March

Lufthansa Cargo says it will only use electronic air waybills from 27 March, with the few remaining paper AWBs digitized on acceptance. Electronic AWBs will be mandatory on feasible lanes – those for which the regulatory basis for eAWBs is in place - for all forwarding companies. If local regulations require ... [+]

Maintenance man moves into cargo

Dietmar Focke, currently vice president engine services at aircraft maintenance operator Lufthansa Technik, has been appointed chief operations and human resources officer at Lufthansa Cargo. He succeeds Harald Gloy, who is leaving the company at his own request. [+]

Next instalment for Lufthansa hub upgrade

Lufthansa Cargo has awarded another infrastructure contract at its Frankfurt hub - the modernization of the Road Feeder Services high-rack storage system. Two companies, Vollert Anlagenbau and Körber will carry out the modernization of the RFS stacker’s mechanical, control and IT systems, supported by Miebach Consulting. Lufthansa Cargo’s chief operations officer ... [+]

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