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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 served twice a week from Frankfurt via Mumbai from the beginning of November. Lufthansa Cargo already flies twice weekly from ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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