Lufthansa launches first Brussels-Chicago freighter

Lufthansa Cargo will launch twice-weekly B777F freighter service between Brussels and Chicago O'Hare on 3 April, a service aimed mainly at exporters of pharma productions in one of Europe’s leading manufacturing countries. The flights originate from Frankfurt’s main Frankfurt hub on Mondays and Wednesdays and will return directly there from Chicago. Lufthansa said that Brussels International’s pharma facilities were second to none with the largest amount of suitable temperature controlled warehouse space ... [+]

Lufthansa offers fastest-yet service

Lufthansa Cargo is offering a new high-speed cargo option. Td.Zoom is the fastest service for the most urgent shipments and is in addition to the existing td.Pro and td.Flash options. The carrier claims “the fastest capacity access with no weight or size limitations” with special handling processes at its Frankfurt, Munich ... [+]

Lufthansa ups Mexico flights

Lufthansa Cargo is increasing its flights to Asia, Africa and Mexico in its latest winter schedule. The German carrier is increasing weekly connections to Mexico City from six to a total of seven weekly freighter rotations. In July, all freighter flights were transferred to Felipe Ángeles International Airport and truck shuttles ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo makes it three records in a row

Lufthansa Cargo says it achieved a record result for the third time in a row in the 2022 financial year. Revenue rose by 22% to €4.6 billion (previous year: €3.8bn), while adjusted EBIT amounted to €1.6bn euros (previous year: €1.5bn euros). Sales of 7.2bn freight ton kilometers were similar compared ... [+]

Lufthansa to double short-haul freighter fleet

Lufthansa Cargo is to increase its short- and medium-haul freighter fleet from two Airbus A321F aircraft to four by the end of July. Extensions to the flight schedule on short- and medium-haul routes are currently still being planned. The German carrier is also adjusting its long haul freighter route network. Weekly ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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