Speedier salmon with Lufthansa’s north Norway freighter

Lufthansa Cargo has introduced a weekly A321 freighter flight to Evenes Airport (EVE) in northern Norway under a joint project between salmon producer Salmosped and exporter Nordlaks. Evenes Airport near Narvik is the gateway to the Lofoten Islands, a major sourvce of fish and seafood. The new connection allows fresh produce to move directly to Lufthansa’s Frankfurt hub and from there to destinations served by international freighter and passenger aircraft, in ... [+]

Lufthansa aims to be film star

Lufthansa Cargo says it will become the first cargo airline to use a new type of film that consists of ten percent recycled plastic and is also one micrometer thinner than previous films – saving about 2kg per flight. Each year, the carrier uses about 500 tons of plastic film ... [+]

Lufthansa adds Birmingham and Heathrow to short-haul network

Lufthansa Cargo is to add a second Airbus A321 freighter to its short-haul operation in October and will add Birmingham, London and Madrid to its network. It follows introduction of the first aircraft in March this year. The second A321F currently undergoing conversion in Singapore will have 28 tonnes of payload ... [+]

Winter warmer from German flag carrier

Lufthansa Cargo is expanding its long-haul route network in the 2022-23 winter schedule with additional flights to high-demand destinations and one new destination. Another Boeing 777F long-haul freighter will also go into service along with a further Airbus A321F medium-haul aircraft from October. New to the schedule is Hanoi, which will be ... [+]

Lufthansa opens arts centre

Lufthansa Cargo has opened its new Fine Arts warehouse facility at its Frankfurt Hub. At 155 square meters, the ARTcube in the Lufthansa Cargo Center offers twice as much space storage of high-value fine arts of all kinds. Equipment includes a ventilation system with heating and cooling functions enables targeted temperature ... [+]

Lufthansa names freighter Namaste

A Lufthansa Cargo Boeing 777F, registration D-ALFH was named Namaste India at Mumbai Airport on 31 May. Lufthansa Cargo has been naming its aircraft after its main markets within its global route network since 2013 with the theme: ‘Say hello around the world’. The Namaste greeting is widespread in Hindu culture. Since ... [+]

Record result for Lufthansa

Lufthansa Cargo says it has posted a record financial result for the second year in a row. Revenue rose to €3.80 billion (previous year: €2.76 billion), while adjusted EBIT amounted to €1,493 million (previous year: €772 million). A total of 7.2 billion freight tonne kilometers were sold last year compared ... [+]

End of an era for Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Group rang down the curtain on the tri-jet era on Sunday 17 October when its last MD-11F landed in Frankfurt. Flight LH8161 from New York JFK touched down ahead of schedule at 12:03 p.m. local time on runway 07R, marking the end of commercial service of the aircraft type ... [+]

Passengers to freight for Lufthansa A321s

Lufthansa Cargo is to permanently converting two of its Airbus 321 passenger aircraft into freighters. The twin-engine medium-haul aircraft will receive large cargo doors to enable the transport of containers on the main deck. They will be operated by Lufthansa CityLine on behalf of Lufthansa Cargo and stationed in Frankfurt. The ... [+]

Fifteenth 777 freighter for Lufthansa

Lufthansa Cargo will take delivery of its 15ths Boeing 777F freighter by the end of this year.  The twin-engine aircraft has a standard payload capacity of 103 tonnes with a range of more than 9,000 kilometers and is described as the most efficient freighter in its class and significantly more ... [+]

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