lufthansa-cargo

Lufthansa Cargo welcomes brand-new Boeing 777F to Frankfurt

A brand-new Boeing 777F that is now part of the Lufthansa Cargo fleet landed at Frankfurt Airport the morning of February 19. The new aircraft, registered as D-ALFF, arrived from Everett, WA, and was received with a welcome ceremony after its official ferry flight with flight number LH8145. Lufthansa Cargo’s sixth Boeing 777F will soon start scheduled operations. Harald Gloy, Chief Operations Officer and Member of the Board of Lufthansa Cargo, ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo adds additional freighter to AeroLogic fleet

Lufthansa Cargo will take delivery of a fourth brand-new freighter in the current calendar year. The 777F freighter will be leased from Boeing and operated by AeroLogic (3S) at Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ). This will take the AeroLogic fleet to twelve aircraft this year. The newest jet is expected to arrive ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo invests in Berlin startup cargo.one

Lufthansa Cargo is stepping up its cooperation with startup cargo.one and has acquired a minority shareholding in the Berlin company. Lufthansa Cargo is thereby making the switch from early adopter to minority investor. Berlin-based cargo.one (www.cargo.one) was founded in 2017 by Moritz Claussen, Oliver T. Neumann and Mike Rötgers. The startup ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo further expands digital offering

Lufthansa Cargo is the world’s first cargo airline to make an application available for digital creation of the transport documents required for dangerous goods. The new DGD.online offering will strongly support shippers and can be used in equal measure for shipments sent via air, road and sea. The developers, using ... [+]

China Post and Lufthansa Cargo announce strategic cooperation

China Post Group Corporation, the official postal service of the People’s Republic of China, and Lufthansa Cargo, announced on Nov. 19 a strategic cooperation. Li Xiong, Vice President of China Post Group Corporation, and Peter Gerber, CEO and chairman of the executive board of Lufthansa Cargo, met in Beijing and ... [+]

Beaujolais Nouveau chooses air cargo for its way to Japan

Japanese wine lovers have circled November 15 on their calendars in red: on the third Thursday of each November, that year’s Beaujolais Nouveau traditionally goes on sale. And not just in France, its country of origin. The young wine is an export hit, with approximately half of the wine produced ... [+]

World’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration handled at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Cargo, using the INFr8 platform, has handled the world’s first dangerous goods shipment with an electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) at Frankfurt Airport. A shipment from the globally active healthcare company Abbott based in Wiesbaden was flown on board cargo flight LH8222 to Mexico City last Thursday.  Lufthansa Cargo has ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo Triple Seven fleet grows

Lufthansa Group’s decision-making bodies have approved Lufthansa Cargo’s operation of two brand-new Boeing 777F freighters. Lufthansa Cargo ordered two brand-new Boeing 777F freighters in May of this year. The question of who would manage and operate these was left open initially. The jets are expected to be ferried from the ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo takes off for the future with new freighters

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the order of two Boeing 777F for Lufthansa Cargo. Delivery is already on the way: in both February and March 2019, a newly built aircraft each will take off from the Boeing plant in Seattle headed for Germany. The investment reflects ... [+]

United, Lufthansa Cargo Successfully Launch Air Cargo JV

United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo have launched their previously announced air cargo joint venture. Effective May 3, the two carriers jointly manage sales and booking of standard and express shipments on routes between Europe and the U.S. using their joint venture framework. Starting with selected routings from the U.S., Italy, ... [+]

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