Lufthansa lifts utilization and continues cautious capacity

In a difficult market environment, the cargo carrier appreciably scaled back capacity by 7.4 percent.


Lufthansa Cargo


Lufthansa Cargo raised utilization of its aircraft a further step up in the first quarter. In a difficult market environment, the cargo carrier appreciably scaled back capacity by 7.4 percent. Since sales fell by 5.9 percent, the load factor improved by more than one percentage point to 71.4 percent. Overall, Lufthansa Cargo carried around 400,000 tonnes of freight and mail in the first quarter of the year – a decline of 7.2 percent compared with the year earlier level.