Lufthansa handles first electronic dangerous goods declaration

Lufthansa Cargo says it has become the first airline to support the electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) standard  using the pilot phase of Dakosy's INFr8 shipping portal The declaration was for a shipment from Frankfurt to Mexico by global healthcare company Abbott based in Wiesbaden on 13 September. The carrier says it has made a significant contribution to the establishment of the global eDGD standard as part of IATA's e-freight initiative, ... [+]

Time:matters buys customs broker

Lufthansa’s fast freight arm, time:matters has acquired CB Customs Broker and Customs Broker Cargo Handling.  Both companies will continue to act as neutral partners and offer their existing services, including customs clearance and air cargo handling, to forwarders, integrators and courier companies in the future. Founder and managing director Stelios ... [+]

Eleventh freighter for AeroLogic

DHL-Lufthansa joint venture airline AeroLogic will take delivery of a new Boeing 777F freighter in January, bringing its total fleet to 11 aircraft. [+]

Joint Lufthansa-Brussels Airlines services start

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines are to jointly market their cargo capacity from 1 September and space is now bookable with the German carrier. The move will give Lufthansa Cargo customers access to the Belgian carrier’s bellyhold network, in particular its 15 destinations West, East and Central Africa, via Brussels. [+]

Lufthansa and Freightos offer real-time booking

Lufthansa Cargo flights has teamed up with the Freightos WebCargo platform to allow forwarders to instantly look up contracted rates, assess capacity, and book cargo on specific flights  in real-time. Freightos WebCargo claims the world’s largest air cargo rate database and now enables real-time pricing, capacity and eBooking for the few ... [+]

Lufthansa to add two 777 freighters

Lufthansa Cargo is to operate two new Boeing 777F freighters. Ordered in May this year, they are due to start operation in February and March 2019. The new aircraft are expected to replace MD-11F freighters in the long term. [+]

Lufthansa freighter flies to Chengdu

Lufthansa Cargo has added twice-weekly Boeing 777 freighter services between Frankfurt and Chengdu China. Chengdu is the carrier’s fifth freighter destination in China and joins Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. [+]

Lufthansa orders new freighters

The Lufthansa board has approved an order for two more Boeing 777F freighter aircraft, due to be delivered in February and March 2019from the plane-maker’s Seattle plant. Described by Lufthansa Cargo chief executive Peter Gerber as “a visible sign of our modernization strategy", the new aircraft have emissions almost 20% ... [+]

New CCO for Lufthansa Cargo

Dorothea von Boxberg is to become chief commercial officer) at Lufthansa Cargo, subject to board approval. She takes over from Alexis von Hoensbroech, who is to become the new chairman of Austrian Airlines. [+]

Lufthansa adds Brussels Airlines destinations

Lufthansa Cargo will market the cargo capacities of Brussels Airlines from 1 September. Customers of both airlines will have access to either carrier’s network. Brussels Airlines operates to 17 African destinations including Dakar, Monrovia, Abidjan, Douala, Kinshasa and Entebbe. The cargo capacities of Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and SunExpress are ... [+]

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