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 at Lufthansa Cargo after more than 23 years. D-ALCC was also the last MD-11F registered in Europe, and will now ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Lufthansa gains CEIV certificates in Munich and Chicago

Lufthansa Cargo has gained the CEIV mark for its pharma centre in Munich and Chicago, opened in summer 2020, and bringing its total certified network to 32 stations worldwide. The International Air Transport Association label assures reliable handling and storage of urgent and temperature-sensitive shipments to the highest international standards, ... [+]

Lufthansa to offer vaccine-specific service

Lufthansa Cargo has launched a COVID-19 Temp Premium service bookable from 11 January for vaccine transport. It will provide a high level of service, including monitoring of shipments throughout and a 24/7 after sales support. It also includes high priority capacity access, Lufthansa Cargo's fastest speed option available for temperature-controlled ... [+]

Three steps to air cargo heaven

Lufthansa Cargo is offering a simplified eBooking system. Customer now need only to define the shipment, choose the product and confirm the route. The system guides customers through the process with automatic suggestions and suitable options and then calculates a price that can be booked directly. Changes can also be ... [+]

Lufthansa reveals winter freighter plans

Lufthansa Cargo is promising an average of 35 freighter connections a week between Europe and Asia in its winter schedule for cargo aircraft. Destinations will include Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Tashkent. There will be 34 freighter flights ... [+]

Out with the old, in with the new at Lufthansa

Lufthansa Cargo took delivery of its 13th new Boeing 777F in Frankfurt on 29 September, delivered from Everett Airport in Washington State. The new aircraft bears the name "¡Buenos días México!", which it took over from an aircraft with the registration D-ALCH that had already been taken out of service. ... [+]

Latest arrival for Lufthansa

Lufthansa Cargo took delivery of its eighth Boeing 777F aircraft in Frankfurt on 31 August. It takes on the name Namaste India from a previous aircraft in the fleet and is one of a pair of new planes announced in November 2019, the second of which is expected in a ... [+]

Lufthansa shareholders agree state rescue deal

Shareholders of Lufthansa Cargo parent company Deutsche Lufthansa voted to accept capital measures and participation by the German state Economic Stabilisation Fund (WSF) at an extraordinary general meeting on 25 June. The package provides for stabilization measures and loans of up to €9 billion including a €5.7bn “silent capital contribution” ... [+]

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