Tag: Lufthansa Cargo


  • Luft Cargo sees March slide but adds routes

    Lufthansa Cargo saw its cargo volumes continue to slide with a 19.9 per cent drop in March from a year ago to 123,000 tonnes from 154,000 tonnes in March 2008. For the first three months of the year volumes...... Read More
  • Lufthansa Cargo sees profits rise 20%

    Lufthansa, Europe’s second largest airline, reported a rise in cargo earnings of more than 20 per cent in 2008 from a year earlier, but warned of declining revenue and profit in 2009 as freight volumes continue to collapse amid...... Read More
  • Lufthansa Cargo goes to short working hours

    Lufthansa Cargo has taken an unusual step in getting agreement from about 2,600 ground staff employed by Lufthansa Cargo in Germany to go on short-time working from 1 March 2009. A company agreement to this effect was signed on...... Read More
  • Luft Cargo and Jettainer start ULD pilot

    Lufthansa Cargo and Jettainer have initiated a pilot scheme to test the impact of lightweight containers on the air cargo carrier’s environmental performance and transport costs. The trial of the new containers will provide information about their weight advantages...... Read More
  • Lufthansa Cargo opts for Swissport in Amsterdam

    Airport ground and handling company, Swissport International has signed a cooperation agreement with Lufthansa Cargo to provide airfreight handling services for the partner airlines of the Lufthansa Cargo Group – including Jade Cargo – at Amsterdam Airport for the...... Read More
  • Frankfurt cargo down 25% in December

    Freight traffic at Frankfurt airport dropped by 25 per cent in December from a year ago – the third successive monthly decline at Europe¡¯s largest air cargo hub – as the global economic downturn slashed German exports. The cargo...... Read More
  • Europe & CIS : Lufthansa Cargo boosts NA capacity

    Lufthansa Cargo is further expanding airfreight capacity for shippers and forwarders at the start of the winter flight schedules on 26 October 2008. The cargo carrier’s customers will have a greater choice of destinations and frequencies especially on routes...... Read More