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United and Lufthansa enter cargo joint venture

United and Lufthansa enter cargo joint venture

April 20, 2017 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Yesterday, United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo signed a joint-venture agreement that will pave the way for extensive trans-Atlantic cooperation. In the near-term, both airlines will begin aligning their cargo IT systems to enable metal-neutral access to each-other’s cargo capacity between Europe and the US. Further integration will follow, with jointRead More

Europe’s airports got busier in 2016

Europe’s airports got busier in 2016

January 23, 2017 at 9:51 am 0 comments

Almost unanimously, Europe’s major airports have reason to rejoice as they reflect on their 2016 cargo handles, which on average, were up 6.8% over 2015. Though many of the region’s legacy carriers grew in parallel, increased tonnage at European airports in 2016 was strongly reinforced by the influx of newRead More

Yiwu to London

One Belt, One Road adds new London rail link

January 18, 2017 at 10:56 am 0 comments

On 18 January, China’s “One Belt, One Road”overland development initiative achieved a new milestone when a freight train that originated in the Eastern Chinese city of Yiwu in Zhejiang province, arrived at London’s Eurohub terminal in Barking. Although this was not the first overland cargo train to depart from EasternRead More

Air cargo continues upward trajectory in August

Air cargo continues upward trajectory in August

September 15, 2016 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Now that many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports have reported their August results, it seems that June was indeed the turning point for 2016 cargo traffic. For the third consecutive month, most airports and carriers are showing growth – even Taiwan-based EVA airways seems to have turnedRead More

Lufthansa Cargo’s Monika Wiederhold to speak at ELEVATE 2016

Lufthansa Cargo’s Monika Wiederhold to speak at ELEVATE 2016

August 26, 2016 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

We are thrilled to announce that Monika Wiederhold, Vice President of Product Management and Innovation for Lufthansa Cargo, will speak at the premiere of Air Cargo World’s ELEVATE 2016 Conference on Oct. 10 at the Mandarin Oriental Miami hotel. Wiederhold, who has been working jointly with the RocketSpace co-working serviceRead More

Around the world in 66 hours

Around the world in 66 hours

December 4, 2015 at 10:10 am 0 comments

In this week’s issue of Cargo Facts Update, we published a brief note describing the belt-tightening measures Lufthansa Cargo will undertake following three difficult quarters in 2015. That note is included at the end of this post, and we will expand on Lufthansa’s plans at the beginning of next week (including someRead More

ANA & United in trans-Pac cargo jv

ANA & United in trans-Pac cargo jv

November 25, 2014 at 10:51 am 0 comments

On 1 December – less than a week from today – All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Lufthansa Cargo  will launch their Europe/Asia joint venture with the first flights from Japan to Europe. And with that deal underway, ANA has turned its focus to the trans-Pacific lane, signing a similar agreementRead More

Olá Brazil

Olá Brazil

June 26, 2014 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

Just in time for the Brazil-hosted world cup, Lufthansa Cargo has taken delivery of its fourth 777F (D-ALFD, MSN: 41677), featuring the name “Olá Brazil.” All four of the carrier’s new 777Fs greet the markets in which they will operate as locals – “Good Day, USA,” “Jambo Kenya,” and “Ni Hao, China” came previously.