Going green in Germany

Lufthansa Cargo is hosting its third Cargo Climate Care Conference at the Senckenberg Natural History Museum in Frankfurt on 24 April. Around 200 representatives from the logistics business, the political and scientific community are expected to debate air traffic and logistics 'green' issues and speakers will include climate researcher Mojib Latif. Attendance at the conference is free for representatives of the logistics industry. For details see: [+]

Back in the black

Lufthansa Cargo returned to profit in 2012 with an operating profit of €104 million, reported chairman and CEO Karl Ulrich Garnadt on 21 March. The carrier is also anticipating a rise in profits in 2013, he added. Demand-driven capacity management was the secret to Lufthansa's success in what is still ... [+]

Brits and Germans sign air charter deal

UK-based Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Lufthansa Cargo. The global aircraft charter specialist will handle Lufthansa Cargo’s third-party chartering requirements - allowing the German airline to focus on marketing charter capacity on its own fleet of 18 McDonnell Douglas MD-11F aircraft. Chapman Freeborn’s global network ... [+]

Down Mexico way

Lufthansa Cargo is laying on a new twice-weekly MD-11 freighter service from its Frankfurt hub to Guadalajara in Mexico. The flights are routed via Chicago and Mexico City and will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays returning – again via the US - on Thursdays and Sundays. Guadalajara has evolved into ... [+]

Roses are red, aircraft are green…

Once again, Lufthansa Cargo is flying millions of red roses on fully-laden freighters to Europe for Valentine’s Day on 14 February. All told in the next few days, the cargo carrier will be shipping around 1,000 tonnes of the traditional lovers’ tokens from Africa and South America to Europe via ... [+]

End of the road for Jade

Lufthansa Cargo and Shenzhen Airlines have abandoned plans to restructure their Jade Cargo joint venture. The carrier, which had already suspended operations at the end of 2011, was unable to reach a deal with Wuhan-based Uni-Top Airlines and will return its three leased 747-400 freighters. [+]

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