Lufthansa Cargo is looking to grow its operations in Detroit and has announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art cargo warehouse under a multi-year development plan with ground handling agent Avflight. As a first milestone, the airline moved its operations into a temporary warehouse on the apron area of Detroit Metropolitan Airport in August 2023. This recent move to an on-airfield facility will allow for streamlined operations and shorter distances in the handling of international cargo … [Read more...] about Lufthansa Cargo to upgrade Detroit operations
A “paperless' lane for air freight between Germany and Hong Kong has successfully been established by Lufthansa following the first few weeks of trials which resulted to 100 percent of general cargo shipments processed digitally. 100 percent means not only the electronic air waybill, but also accompanying documents and paper pouches. This is the first of its kind in the air corridor between Europe and Asia, according to Lufthansa Cargo and Kuehne+Nagel, who are moving jointly forward in … [Read more...] about Here’s ‘paperless’ way to ship for Europe-Asia by air
Jettainer has rolled out the first batch of AMX fire-resistant unit load devices which were sourced from American ULD manufacturer Satco Inc. Lufthansa will be the first to use these fully certified fire-resistant containers, which were designed in accordance with the latest Technical Standard Orders (TSO) C90e specifications defined by the Federal Aviation Authority. Manufacturer Satco said its main focus is to improve ULD safety and one of the areas it has zeroed in is the safe transport … [Read more...] about Jettainer delivers fire-resistant ULDs to Lufthansa
Lufthansa Cargo ended 2022 with another record finish as revenue jumped 22 percent from last year at 4.6 billion euros (3.8 billion euros in the previous year). In cargo, sales were flat at 7.2 billion freight tonne kilometers from the previous year but Lufthansa enjoyed strong yields. Yields in all traffic routes were 21 percent higher than the previous year and up 136 percent above the level seen in 2019 before the pandemic, a record level in its history. With the resumption of numerous … [Read more...] about Lufthansa Cargo continues hot streak in 2022
If you are an equestrian, equestrienne or avid rider of horses, you might be wondering who supplies the stalls where prized equine are secured when they fly thousands of miles for a sporting event or show. Jettainer has been working with ULD manufacturer VRR since 2010 and yesterday the two celebrated their long-standing partnership with the delivery of the 100th air horse stall for the Lufthansa subsidiary. Jettainer bought mainly HMJ fixed stalls from VRR until 2019 when it switched … [Read more...] about Where does Jettainer get air horse stalls?
Lufthansa is adjusting its freighter route network in response to corresponding demand for the 2023 summer flight schedule, which starts on 26 March. The German airline said weekly frequencies to destinations in China served by Boeing 777F aircraft will be both increased and combined in routing. Lufthansa Cargo plans to offer 10 freighter flights per week to Shanghai (PVG) in the future. On two of these Shanghai connections, the airline will also fly to Chengdu (CTU), doubling its capacity … [Read more...] about Lufthansa to add B777F services to China in March