Press Releases

Lufthansa Cargo invests in Berlin startup

Investment in a digital booking platform: by acquiring a minority shareholding in Berlin company, Lufthansa Cargo is strategically expanding its digital innovation portfolio. [More]

China Post and Lufthansa Cargo announce strategic cooperation.

Capacity agreement to the equivalent of one Boeing 777F frequency per week inked. [More]

Harald Gloy to become Board Member Operations at Lufthansa Cargo

On 1 January 2019, Harald Gloy will be appointed to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG with responsibility for Operations [More]

Beaujolais Nouveau chooses air cargo for its way to Japan

Some hundred thousand bottles of the young French wine set to fly together with joint venture partner ANA Cargo [More]

10 years of the Frankfurt Animal Lounge

More than a billion animals already hosted at Lufthansa Cargo’s Frankfurt Animal Lounge · Celebrations to mark the anniversary held with customers and partners at the Opel Zoo. [More]

World’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration handled at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Cargo the first airline to support the eDGD standard · Pilot phase of Dakosy’s INFr8 shipping portal successfully launched. [More]

AeroLogic fleet set to grow to eleven freighters

Shareholder Lufthansa Cargo to add a new Boeing 777F in January. [More]

The BMW Vision iNEXT World Flight

Two companies – one mission. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo and Brussels Airlines Cargo start close cooperation

Freight capacities of Brussels Airlines with departure from 1 September 2018 now bookable with Lufthansa Cargo. [More]

Instant, Online Air Cargo eBooking Unveiled In Major Lufthansa Cargo-Freightos Launch

“Quantum leap in cargo booking”: Lufthansa Cargo and Freightos usher in eBooking digitization for cargo. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo markets air cargo capacities on the spot market using the digital platform

Lufthansa Cargo enables forwarders digital booking of global air freight capacity in the spot market at live spot rates with immediate confirmation through the platform [More]

Lufthansa Cargo Triple Seven fleet grows

Lufthansa Cargo to operate two new Boeing freighters [More]

Swiss WorldCargo and Lufthansa Cargo receive DHL Care Award

Quality, expertise and innovation in transporting temperature-sensitive cargo recognized. [More]

DHL Global Forwarding honored as top customer

Lufthansa Cargo has presented the “Planet Award of Excellence” for the 2017 business year [More]

Lufthansa Cargo adds direct freighter services to Chengdu

Mega City is Lufthansa’s fifth freighter destination in China [More]

Lufthansa Cargo takes off for the future with new freighters

Europe's leading cargo airline continues to invest in fleet modernization and orders two factory-new Boeing 777F [More]

United and Lufthansa Cargo Successfully Launch Air Cargo Joint Venture

United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo have launched their previously announced air cargo joint venture [More]

Changes to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo planned for 1 August 2018

Alexis von Hoensbroech is to become the new Chairman of the Executive Board of Austrian Airlines. Dorothea von Boxberg to succeed him with the approval of the Supervisory Board [More]

Joint agreement between Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo to market cargo capacities of Brussels Airlines. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo closes 2017 financial year with excellent result

Recovery in the global air cargo market and successful cost management brought Lufthansa Cargo back on track to success last year. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo expanding its range of digital services

API interfaces ‘GetCapacity’ and ‘GetRates’ provide access to capacity and rate data. [More]

Frankfurter Brett and Nik Huber Guitars win Lufthansa Cargo competition ‘Hessen goes global’

Two Hessian companies receive free access to the world market from Lufthansa Cargo. [More]

“Be bold for logistic innovation.”

Lufthansa Cargo is bringing together opinion leaders from the logistics sector. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo global environmental management system recognised again

The Lufthansa Group’s cargo airline and subsidiary time:matters GmbH achieve revised ISO 14001 environmental standard certification. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo expands cooperation with startups through Plug and Play

Lufthansa Cargo as anchor Partner of Plug and Play. [More]

Flying messengers of love

Lufthansa Cargo has millions of red roses on board for Valentine’s Day. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo exhibiting at Fruit Logistica

The focus is on the product Fresh/td. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo carries out the first commercial transport of a vehicle in the Bellies of Eurowings

A SEAT Arona was shipped from Cologne to southern Africa on behalf of the IQS Group [More]

Lufthansa Cargo provides free access to the world market for Hessian companies

Business competition "Hessen goes global" initiated by Lufthansa Cargo [More]

Lufthansa Cargo increases Freighter services to Japan

The Frankfurt based carrier emphasizes long-standing connections with Japanese airfreight market [More]

Lufthansa Cargo invests into US-based tech startup “Fleet“

Lufthansa Cargo intensifies its ties to the global startup scene by investing significantly into tech startup "Fleet", headquartered in Portland, USA [More]

Lufthansa Cargo: Support for Deutsche Post and Santa Claus

Six exclusive charter flights for transporting gifts between Frankfurt and New York [More]

Solutions for the future of airfreight

Innovative passive containers for temperature-sensitive transports are now available directly from Europe’s leading cargo airline. [More]

Lufthansa is flying out relief-aid goods to Puerto Rico

The population of Puerto Rico are still in need of basic essentials after the onslaught of Hurricane Maria. An MD 11 Lufthansa Cargo Aircraft is flying out 70 tons of drinking water and over 10 tonnes of foodstuffs and apparel to the Caribbean Island. [More]

Running for a Good Cause

Almost 1,000 runners at the 3rd “Office City Run” organized by Cargo Human Care e.V. in Frankfurt-Niederrad / Net proceeds to fund the building of a preschool in Nairobi [More]

Kohnen completes executive board at time:matters

New Managing Director Strategy & Sales effective 15 November 2017 [More]

Innovative sun protection for refrigerated freight

Customers worldwide will now benefit from this free additional service [More]

Lufthansa Cargo awarded for reliability and excellence

DHL CARE Award recognizes excellence in transporting temperature-sensitive life science products [More]

Lufthansa Cargo again named best cargo airline in Italy

Frankfurt-based air cargo carrier wins Quality Award for Overall Performance from Italian air forwarders association [More]

Lufthansa Cargo to fly Berlin pandas First Class

New panda facility to be opened by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping – Zoo Berlin and Lufthansa Cargo answer transport-related questions [More]

Lufthansa Cargo presents award to Panalpina

The logistics company is the first customer to receive the coveted “Planet Award of Excellence” for the third time [More]

Green excellence

Lufthansa Cargo garners German Award for Excellence with OMEGA project / using big data to improve fuel efficiency [More]

10 Years of Cargo Human Care e.V.

CHC was founded in May 2007 by Lufthansa Cargo staff members and doctors from Germany / Unbureaucratic and on-going help for people in need in Kenya. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo continues to enhance route network

Busy routes to Shanghai and Guangzhou now offering even more frequent flights · Airline-wide partnerships extended · Further destinations via Eurowings belly capacity on long-haul flights [More]

A world first... “Road Feeder Service Cool” can now be booked!

Further commitment to the field of temperature-sensitive cargo [More]

Real-time tracking can now be booked on many routes

liveSensor: straightforward, complete offer for live tracking and logistics [More]

Lufthansa Cargo exhibits at transport logistic

Large exhibition with stage program at the trade fair in Munich in Hall B1.101/202 [More]

100,000 tonnes of cargo pass through Speed Gate

Having introduced optional mobile add-ons, Lufthansa Cargo now collects cargo directly from the customer warehouse, saving customers a whole lot of time. [More]

United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo Announce Cargo Joint Venture Agreement

Customers will benefit from easy access to a comprehensive combined network, coordinated handling processes and time savings [More]

New Management at AeroLogic

Josef Moser and Wolfgang Raebiger to be appointed new Managing Directors of DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo joint venture as of 1 May, 2017. [More]

Among the leaders in climate protection

Lufthansa Cargo a finalist for the German CSR Award with OMEGA Big Data Tool [More]

Lufthansa Cargo Cool Center expansions have begun

More capacity for temperature-sensitive cargo in Frankfurt imminent [More]

Supervisory Board extends contract of Board Member Products & Sales

Dr Alexis von Hoensbroech confirmed for a further five years [More]

Lufthansa Cargo honours Premium Road Partners

Superb cooperation with forwarders recognised [More]

Greener transports

Lufthansa Cargo named Preferred Carrier by DHL Global Forwarding with four “green aircraft” and awarded GoGreen Carrier Certificate [More]

Airborne tokens of love

Lufthansa Cargo is flying millions of red roses for Valentine’s Day [More]

Lufthansa Cargo in dialogue with customers

More than 160 industry experts hosted in Frankfurt [More]

Cathay Pacific Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo now under one roof for Frankfurt cargo handling

Cathay Pacific Cargo is relocating its local cargo handling activities in Frankfurt to the Lufthansa Cargo terminal as part of the cooperation agreement between the two airlines [More]

Weather conditions in Frankfurt back to normal

Weather conditions in Frankfurt have mostly normalized. [More]

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