Lufthansa Cargo reports increased capacity utilisation in 2013

The past financial year was characterized by lower demand in global air freight markets, as in 2012.


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Lufthansa Cargo increased its cargo load factor in 2013 to 69.9 per cent, or in real terms 1.7 million tonnes of cargo and mail, just below 2012′s number.

The past financial year was characterized by lower demand in global air freight markets, as in 2012. Lufthansa Cargo continued with its highly flexible and demand-oriented capacity management in this challenging environment. This allowed the company to boost load factors and remain one of the few profitable cargo airlines in the world. At the same time, Lufthansa Cargo continued to invest in its network for its customers. This included adding the Mexican metropolis of Guadalajara and the Peruvian capital Lima to the schedule