Lufthansa Cargo expands freight capacity

In cooperation with Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa Cargo is further expanding the currently particularly scarce airfreight capacity between Europe and Asia. At present, 14 flights a week with Boeing 777F wide-body freighters with a standard load capacity of around 103 tons operate between Frankfurt and the Chinese mainland. From Easter onwards, 35 weekly flights with Lufthansa passenger aircraft will be added exclusively for cargo transport. Since the cabin space ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo, ANA Cargo Fly Relief Goods to Australia

Lufthansa Cargo and ANA Cargo jointly transported about two tons of relief supplies to Australia. Starting on Feb. 3, 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany, Lufthansa Cargo was responsible for the transport to Tokyo, Japan. From there, ANA Cargo took over the transport to Sydney, Australia. DB Schenker supported the project in ... [+]

Next Level of Digitalization

Lufthansa Cargo is expanding its digital sales channels with dynamic spot prices that can be booked immediately. These are now automatically generated in real time via the Rapid Rate Response (RRR) mechanism and are displayed as directly bookable offers. "With automated spot prices, we can make our customers offers. We are ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo Powers Up Digitalization

With smartBooking, Lufthansa Cargo now offers a new digital interface (application programming interface, or API for short). It provides customers and partners with a binding offer that can be booked online immediately. It contains the available routings, capacities and prices and automatically executes all relevant checks. This means that the ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo accelerates fleet modernization

Lufthansa Cargo will significantly accelerate the modernization of its fleet by purchasing two more brand-new Boeing 777F freighters. Lufthansa Group and Supervisory Board have approved the corresponding investments. The aircraft will be delivered by the manufacturer in 2020 and be based in Frankfurt. The ten older MD-11 freighters, which have ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo clears CSafe RAP Temperature-Controlled Container

Lufthansa Cargo has approved the CSafe RAP for transport on their extensive network of airlines, serving over 300 destinations in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strong performance and unmatched thermal protection of the CSafe RAP is quickly attracting attention and gaining approval to fly on airlines around the world. Thorsten ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo honors WFS partnership

Lufthansa Cargo has honored Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) with its ‘Best Cooperation Global’ award in recognition of its exceptional cooperation and quality worldwide service partnership. The award was presented to WFS’ CEO Craig Smyth at Lufthansa Cargo’s second annual Supplier Awards in Munich, which gathered service providers from all over the ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo accelerates cargo acceptance and delivery

Lufthansa Cargo is now offering its customers wide-ranging, digital cargo acceptance and delivery services as part of its eFreight initiative. Valuable time can be saved through the use of self-service terminals and related apps for mobile devices as well as the digital transfer of shipment data and status updates between ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo names new B777F “Konnichiwa Japan”

The new B777F aircraft D-ALFF was officially named yesterday at Narita Airport in Tokyo, Japan. In future, the Lufthansa Cargo freighter will be called “Konnichiwa Japan” (“Good day, Japan”). The aircraft was named in a joint ceremony by Peter Gerber, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo, ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo responds to weaker demand in the market

Demand in the global air cargo market is currently weaker than in the two previous record years. In light of this, Lufthansa Cargo will now adjust its schedule in order to reduce its overall offering for the second and third quarters, last extended in late March. This will allow the ... [+]

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