Press Releases

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]

Lufthansa Cargo Cool Center to be expanded

Considerable enlargement announced for coming year on fifth anniversary [More]

Lufthansa Cargo and the German Red Cross sign cooperation agreement

Closer cooperation on the transport of aid as air cargo in the event of humanitarian disasters [More]

Pilots’ strikes suspended for Thursday, 1 December 2016

Lufthansa Cargo freighters will operate as scheduled [More]

Lufthansa Cargo repositions sales

By year end, numerous new management positions will be filled [More]

Lufthansa Cargo continues cooperation with startups

Contract signed with RocketSpace for participation in next round of Logistics Tech Accelerator programme [More]

Lufthansa Cargo to fly Beaujolais Nouveau to Japan

700 tonnes of the young French wine set to fly with Lufthansa’s cargo arm / First shipment to Japan on 28 October [More]

Environmental partnership on track to save 20,000 tonnes of CO2

DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo look back on five successful years for the environment [More]

Lufthansa Cargo freighter named “Marhaba Egypt”

MD-11F freighter becomes a flying ambassador [More]

Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific Cargo now under one roof for Hong Kong ground handling

Europe’s largest air cargo carrier moves its local freight handling into the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal in Hong Kong as part of the carriers’ joint business agreement [More]

Jacqueline Casini to take charge of Corporate Communications at Lufthansa Cargo

Jacqueline Casini (44) will become Head of Corporate Communications at Lufthansa Cargo effective November 2016. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo greets Canada with “Hello, Bonjour Canada”.

MD-11F freighter becomes a flying ambassador. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo awarded CEIV certification for pharmaceuticals transport.

IATA honours the cargo airline – pharmaceutical sector to be further developed. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo: Supervisory Board extends Peter Gerber’s contract

Cargo airline’s CEO confirmed for another five years [More]

Lufthansa Cargo takes over time:matters

Financial investor Aheim Capital and management sell their shares in the express logistics company [More]

Brand new air cargo service for private customers

Thanks to “myAirCargo”, private clients can book with Lufthansa Cargo too [More]

Horses in seventh heaven

Lufthansa Cargo and Lufthansa First Class are becoming an official Premium Partner of the German Equestrian Federation (FN) [More]

New online offering for standard shipments

td.Basic offers Lufthansa quality for particularly price-sensitive cargo [More]

Lufthansa Cargo greets Italy with “Buongiorno”

MD-11 freighter becomes flying ambassador [More]

Lufthansa Cargo and ANA extend joint venture

Greater flexibility and speed for customers throughout all of Europe [More]

Freight business at PAD continues to grow

Lufthansa Cargo opens station at Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport [More]

Lufthansa Cargo calls for uniform security standards

Europe’s leading cargo airline gathered more than 120 safety experts at Frankfurt’s seventh Security Conference [More]

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo enter joint business agreement

Numerous benefits to customers from joint network between Hong Kong and Europe [More]

Lufthansa Cargo distinguishes DACHSER

Logistics group receives coveted “Planet Award of Excellence” for first time [More]

Lufthansa Cargo focuses on startups

Together with Silicon Valley-based RocketSpace, Lufthansa Cargo is pushing forward digital innovation [More]

ver.di trade union strike.

The ver.di trade union has called for warning strikes on Wednesday 27 April. [More]

Lufthansa Cargo awards quality prizes

ITG in top two places | DACHSER, DB Schenker, Expeditors and UPS also rewarded [More]

Lufthansa Cargo sets course for future growth

Product innovations and ambitious savings programme to provide tailwind for Lufthansa’s cargo arm [More]

Lufthansa Cargo announces key management appointments

New responsibilities for Achim Martinka, Bernhard Kindelbacher and Dr Jan-Wilhelm Breithaupt [More]

Lufthansa Cargo honours service partners

“Supplier Awards” for excellent cooperation presented in Berlin [More]

Lufthansa Cargo route network grows

Countless new destinations | Frequencies increased | Eurowings long-haul routes integrated [More]

Lufthansa Cargo brings Eurowings’ belly capacities to market

Network will be expanded to include attractive long-haul flights from Cologne/Bonn (CGN) [More]

1,500 Tonnes of Roses on Board

Lufthansa Cargo flying 40 million roses for Valentine’s Day [More]

Lufthansa Cargo carries 1.6 million tonnes of freight in 2015

Slight year-on-year decline in volumes / Customer satisfaction levels remain high [More]

Worldwide recognition of environmental management system

Lufthansa Cargo awarded international ISO14001 environmental standard certification [More]

Sören Stark to be Board Member Operations at Lufthansa Cargo

After 28 years in Lufthansa Management, Dr Karl-Rudolf Rupprecht is retiring [More]

Mobile consignment tracking with the new "Lufthansa Cargo eServices" App

As of now, the new App can be obtained free of charge for mobile phones and tablets Lufthansa Cargo has released its new App, "Lufthansa Cargo eServices". [More]

United and Lufthansa plan enhanced cargo cooperation between US and Europe

Customers to benefit from increased network and service options [More]

Lufthansa Cargo and ANA Cargo expand joint network in Japan

Industrial metropolis Fukuoka is leading the way starting from 1 December [More]

Children's feet decorate freighter

Lufthansa Cargo presents flying ambassador for the aid organisation Cargo Human Care [More]

Vietnam to become a permanent fixture of the Lufthansa Cargo network

Freighter service to and from Ho Chi Minh City has been successfully started [More]

Lufthansa Cargo and ANA Cargo Joint venture starts in Belgium

Daily direct flights with ANA from Brussels to Tokyo, as of 25 October [More]

Lufthansa Cargo's Triple Seven "Hallo Germany" becomes a film star shows the manufacture, collection and transfer of the brand-new Boeing 777F [More]

New pricing structures at Lufthansa Cargo and Swiss WorldCargo

A new Airfreight Surcharge to be introduced as of winter schedule 2015/16 [More]

20 years of flying fresh

The Perishable Center Frankfurt is celebrating its 20-year anniversary. Lufthansa Cargo offers their congratulations. [More]

Freight volumes stable at Lufthansa Cargo

Airline backs flexible supply management in challenging market environment [More]

Personnel changes at Lufthansa Cargo’s sales division

Krüger-Lorenzen, Naeve and von Boxberg appointed to new positions in the cargo airline effective 1 August 2015 [More]

Lufthansa Cargo expands South American network

Cargo airline successfully launches new connection to Natal [More]

“More Logistics and Less CO2” – Lufthansa Cargo’s 4th Environmental Conference in Frankfurt

Even after setting efficiency record Lufthansa Cargo wants to stay number one in climate protection [More]

New services to Ashgabat successfully started

Turkmen capital added to Lufthansa Cargo route network [More]

Lufthansa Cargo is deemed best cargo airline of 2014 in Italy

The cargo subsidiary is honoured with three awards in Milan [More]

Expeditors wins Lufthansa Cargo's "Planet Award of Excellence" again

Cargo airline honours US logistics group for outstanding cooperation [More]

Lufthansa Cargo is the "Best European Cargo Airline"

Freight company receives sought-after award based on global customer survey [More]

Lufthansa delays the construction of the new cargo centre

"Lufthansa Cargo 2020" programme for the future is full steam ahead [More]

Lufthansa Cargo greets India with “Namaste”

MD-11 freighter becomes flying ambassador [More]

Improved profits for Lufthansa Cargo

Cargo airline remains on course with its “Lufthansa Cargo 2020” programme [More]

Lufthansa Cargo is awarded with Platinum Award

Air Cargo World rewards Lufthansa subsidiary with ‘Air Cargo Excellence Award’ [More]

Lufthansa Cargo welcomes fifth Boeing 777F in Frankfurt

Modernisation of fleet structure part of “Lufthansa Cargo 2020” [More]

Roses on a journey

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

Lufthansa Cargo flies calmly through a challenging year

Cargo airline transports 1.7 million tonnes of freight and mail [More]

Contact persons - press information on request.

Here is the right contact partner for your press queries. But please understand: The phone numbers and email addresses are only for journalists. We can unfortunately not handle customer queries. 

Should you wish to contact Lufthansa as a customer, please get in touch with your local Lufthansa Cargo office. All the details are on the relevant country page.

Customers in Germany can address queries to a contact partner per email at or by phone 01805-747100

Jacqueline Casini - Director Communications & Environmental Management.

Phone: ++49 69 696-95447

Andreas Pauker - Head of PR.

Phone: ++49 69 696-95537

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