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Lufthansa Cargo becomes doubly cool

January 10, 2017 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Lufthansa Cargo’s Frankfurt Cool Center will nearly double in size, from the current 4,500 square meters, to 8,000 square meters. This is yet another indication of the international pharma market’s growing demand for air freight. At a time when the air freight industry as a whole was chastised for itsRead More

New agreement between Etihad and Lufthansa

New agreement between Etihad and Lufthansa

January 6, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

Etihad Airways and Lufthansa finalized a codeshare agreement, set to begin this month (subject to government approval). The agreement signals a strategic cooperation between two former, and often bitter, rivals. Although initially restricted to the carriers’ passenger operations, the deal may foreshadow future cargo developments. The German carrier will beginRead More

Who is carrying all that European traffic?

Who is carrying all that European traffic?

November 4, 2016 at 10:41 am 0 comments

According to IATA, cargo traffic flown by carriers based in Europe was up 12.6% year-over-year in September, their biggest gain in many years. This strong performance by European carriers has now been going on for six months. But who is carrying all that cargo? In the past, the answer wouldRead More

Recovery on the horizon at Lufthansa?

Recovery on the horizon at Lufthansa?

August 12, 2016 at 10:58 am 0 comments

After two quarters of falling traffic demand, and a €46 million first half operating loss, more bad news from Lufthansa’s cargo unit would not have been surprising, but July traffic figures are encouraging. As shown in the chart, Lufthansa’s Group cargo traffic was up 1.6% y-o-y — not a huge gain, but aRead More

Troubles continue for Europe’s big three

Troubles continue for Europe’s big three

August 2, 2016 at 10:55 am 0 comments

With the publication of its first-half results, Lufthansa issued a warning that, for the first time in many years, its cargo division was likely to post a full-year operating loss. We have come to expect losses at Air France-KLM Cargo, but Lufthansa? Lufthansa’s cargo operation had always seemed proof againstRead More

Top cargo carriers change their strategies

Top cargo carriers change their strategies

July 21, 2016 at 10:44 am 0 comments

The top three international cargo carriers in 2015 were Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Lufthansa. One might expect, given that all three have been at, or near, the top of the rankings for many years, that their approach to the business would be stable. Your business model has made you anRead More

FedEx & Emirates top the cargo rankings in 2015

FedEx & Emirates top the cargo rankings in 2015

July 11, 2016 at 10:37 am 0 comments

After years of steadily rising through the ranks, Emirates became the world’s top international cargo carrier in 2013, and that dominance has grown in the two years since. The full rankings of the top fifty carriers, including international, domestic, and total traffic, are shown in the chart at the bottomRead More

Up to 800 jobs to go at Lufthansa Cargo

Up to 800 jobs to go at Lufthansa Cargo

June 10, 2016 at 10:29 am 0 comments

On the cover of its first-quarter report, the Lufthansa Group lists five key points concerning the company’s performance. Four of them are positive. And then there is this: ”All operating segments except for Lufthansa Cargo are developing in line with forecasts.” Perhaps, with a clue as blatant as that, andRead More