Lufthansa Cargo invests in Berlin startup

Lufthansa Cargo is stepping up its cooperation with startup 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 ( was founded in 2017 by Moritz Claussen, Oliver T. Neumann and Mike Rötgers. The startup has developed a platform for booking and marketing air cargo capacity. Through its focus on offering dynamic spot rates and ... [+]

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 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, ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo starts eDGD

Lufthansa Cargo has entered into the IATA Proof of Concept phase for eDGD, the digital approach to manage the IATA Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD), with implementations in Frankfurt, Paris and Zürich.. The cargo carrier is doing this together with the Dakosy community collaboration platform. Digitizing the DGD requires cooperation of ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo increases Freighter services to Japan

Lufthansa Cargo has increased its freighter services to Japan and added two weekly freighters to Osaka, Japan (KIX). The additional flights complement the already existing daily freighter from and to Tokyo-Narita as well as the Lufthansa passenger flights to Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Haneda, and Nagoya. The new route is operated from Frankfurt via ... [+]

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