First for Lufthansa Cargo

Each year, Lufthansa Cargo needs about 500 tons of plastic film worldwide to protect its freight during transport. As part of its sustainability strategy, the company has been working for many years to reduce the need for plastic and to establish the most environmentally friendly handling possible at its approximately 300 stations around the globe. Starting in mid-September, Lufthansa Cargo will be the first cargo airline to use a new ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo adds more A321 freighters

From October 2022, Lufthansa Cargo will offer its customers additional capacities in its medium-haul network on specially converted Airbus A321 freighters. The first cargo flight of its kind took off from Frankfurt to Dublin in March 2022. Due to the positive response from the market and the continuing high demand ... [+]

Additional freighter for Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo is expanding its long-haul route network in the 2022-2023 winter flight schedule with additional flights to high-demand destinations, including a new destination.From the end of August, Lufthansa Cargo is marketing additional capacity with the entry into service of another B777F freighter. A further Airbus A321F will supplement the ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo opens new Fine Arts warehouse at Frankfurt Hub

Lufthansa Cargo recently opened a new Fine Arts warehouse facility at the Frankfurt Hub, thus continuing the path it has begun to modernize its largest airfreight hub. With 155 square meters, the ARTcube in the Lufthansa Cargo Center now offers its customers twice as much space for safe and professional ... [+]

Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa Cargo joint venture adds Swiss WorldCargo

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo announced the addition of Swiss WorldCargo to their joint venture, which offers customers more direct connections, more flexibility and more time savings.“The addition of Swiss WorldCargo's flights to the already large, combined network of Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa will bring Hong Kong, the world's busiest ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo orders 10 Boeing freighters

The Lufthansa Group has announced that it will invest in expanding the capacity of Lufthansa Cargo's freighter fleet by ordering ten freighters: three current-technology Boeing 777F freighters and seven 777-8F freighters, the latter of which is Boeing's next-generation freighter. In addition, leases for two B777F freighters (current technology), which run ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo launches new medium-haul network

From March 1, Lufthansa Cargo customers will also be able to book their cargo on converted A321 medium-haul freighters. With the start of operations on March 15, Lufthansa Cargo will gradually complement the global route network with Istanbul (IST), Tel Aviv (TLV), Malta (MLA), Tunis (TUN), Dublin (DUB) and Manchester ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo renews Cargo iQ quality certification

Lufthansa Cargo was recently re-certified by the independent auditing company SGS in accordance with the Cargo iQ Standards for quality management along the airfreight transport chain. The comprehensive audit included an extensive documentary pre-audit as well as a detailed examination of the implementation of the described quality assurance procedures in ... [+]

Growing alliance for the environment

Another major global player joins DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo on their way towards greener supply chains: Global hardware technology provider Lenovo decided to let fly 20 tons of chargeable weight per week from Shanghai (PVG) to Frankfurt (FRA). The carbon-neutral freighter flight is the only regular full charter connection ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo partners with IBS Software

In a major step towards digitalization and improving quality in worldwide cargo handling, Lufthansa Cargo is partnering with IBS Software to digitalize critical handling processes for special products and services like dangerous goods, pharmaceuticals and fresh produce. The deployment represents significant progress for Lufthansa Cargo’s “Mobile Digital Handling” initiative, created ... [+]

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