EUROPE & CIS: New Americas, Europe services for Lufthansa

Lufthansa Cargo has added a range of destinations in the US and southern Europe to its network including Athens, Greece with a once-weekly flight using an MD-11F. From there, it will fly via Mumbai to Hong Kong. In addition, the routing Frankfurt-Istanbul-Frankfurt will be served five times a week utilising a 40-tonne capacity A300F freighter […]


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Lufthansa Cargo has added a range of destinations in the US and southern Europe to its network including Athens, Greece with a once-weekly flight using an MD-11F. From there, it will fly via Mumbai to Hong Kong. In addition, the routing Frankfurt-Istanbul-Frankfurt will be served five times a week utilising a 40-tonne capacity A300F freighter with an additional stopover in Athens oncea week.

From 20 August, Lufthansa will launch twice-weekly flights out of Frankfurt to Seattle en-route to Los Angeles. Additionally Lufthansa Cargo is expanding its services to South America with a daily connection to Viracopos/ Brazil and weekly connections to Bogota/ Colombia, raising the frequencies to the southern coast of South America to thrice-weekly. An additional second stopover weekly in Curitiba will come into the timetable from 5 August.

Finally Lufthansa Cargo will be off ering a once a week connection to the Mexican city of Guadalajara (GDL). The flight will operate from Frankfurt via Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Guadalajara and again via Dallas back to Frankfurt.

“The newcomers to the network in Europe, the USA, South and Middle America will strengthen the position of Lufthansa Cargo in those markets and offer our customers attractive connections to strong growth regions,” commented. The new connections “show how fast and flexible we are harnessing opportunities in a difficult market environment so as to emerge from the crisis as a reliable and futureproof partner for our customers,” said Lufthansa Cargo’s senior VP Network and Product Management, Bernhard Kindelbacher.