Lufthansa

20 Feb 2020
Lufthansa Cargo will offer instant air freight quotes via an application programming interface with digital forwarder Fleet, a company in which the German airline invested in 2018.
26 Oct 2017
European airlines are bystanders in the long simmering “open skies” dispute between US and Gulf airlines that looks like it is about to shoot up to the top of President Trump’s “America First” agenda.
16 Mar 2017
Lufthansa Cargo sank into the red in 2016.
Extra capacity in the bellies of passenger aircraft have contributed to structural overcapacity in the air cargo industry, which is putting pressure on cargo airlines' bottom lines.
02 Aug 2016
Lufthansa Cargo sank deeper into the red in the second quarter.
28 Jun 2016
Lufthansa Cargo and Japan’s All Nippon Airways will extend their joint venture next month.
13 Jun 2016
Lufthansa Cargo, Europe’s largest all-cargo airline, said it will lay off hundreds of its 4,600-strong worldwide workforce.
12 Apr 2016
Europe’s leading air cargo carriers are continuing to post lower traffic figures month after month while their smaller rivals are still boosting their market shares.
09 Dec 2015
Lufthansa and United Airlines plan to expand their current passenger partnership to cargo operations between Europe and the U.S.
03 Dec 2014
Lufthansa Cargo pilots will stage a day-long strike Thursday, the second walk out this week, in a year-long dispute over retirement benefits.
01 Dec 2014
Lufthansa Cargo pilots will stage a 21-hour walkout Tuesday as part of a year-long wave of strikes that forced the German carrier to cancel almost half of its scheduled short and medium-haul passenger flights today.
22 Oct 2014
London – Amsterdam and London have closed the gap with Europe’s top freight airports as pilot strikes at Lufthansa and Air France shrunk cargo traffic at their Frankfurt and Paris hubs.
Lufthansa airplane
30 Sep 2014
European air freight shippers are facing fresh disruption today as a strike by Lufthansa pilots forced the cancellation of 50 long-haul flights to and from Frankfurt, Germany, the German carrier’s global cargo hub.
15 Sep 2014
Air France initiated a contingency cargo plan today as pilots begin a week-long strike that will ground more than half of the carrier’s flights.
10 Sep 2014
Lufthansa Cargo saw traffic dip 1.1 percent in August from a year ago as an increasingly weak European market offset growth on reviving Asia-Pacific and North and South America routes.
Lufthansa Cargo
13 Mar 2014
Lufthansa Cargo’s earnings slumped 27 percent in 2013, but it was one of the few airlines that turned a profit in a subdued global air freight market.
A Boeing 777 Freighter in Frankfurt, Germany.
10 Jan 2014
Lufthansa Cargo said the global air freight market could pick up in 2014, reversing two years of flat demand, following positive developments towards the end of 2013.
Lufthansa Cargo’s first Boeing 777 freighter is 63.7 meters long with a wingspan of 64.8 meters.
19 Nov 2013
Lufthansa Cargo’s first Boeing 777 freighter will take off from Frankfurt, Germany, tonight, bound for New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, on its first scheduled flight.
Lufthansa Cargo
14 Oct 2013
Lufthansa Cargo reported that an on-going decline in traffic continued to slow in September, falling just 0.8 percent from a year ago, following a 1.3 percent decrease in August.
Lufthansa’s main European competitors, Air France-KLM and IAG Cargo, also posted freight declines.
12 Sep 2013
Lufthansa Cargo reported traffic declined 1.3 percent year-over-year in August, as it prepares to take delivery of its first Boeing 777 freighter in October, followed by a second aircraft in November.
24 May 2013
European Union regulators approved a trans-Atlantic joint venture between Lufthansa, United Airlines and Air Canada after the carriers agreed to give up landing and take-off slots at Frankfurt and New York.
01 Mar 2013
Lufthansa Cargo will launch new MD-11 freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico, starting March 2.
20 Feb 2013
Lufthansa’s operating profit slumped 36 percent in 2012 from the previous year, prompting  the German carrier to suspend
21 Nov 2012
Cargo volume through Singapore Changi Airport nose-dived in October, extending a disappointing year for the world’s 11th-largest cargo airport by tonnage.
13 Nov 2012
Lufthansa Cargo carried 9.4 percent less freight in October than a year ago as the German all-cargo carrier slashed capac
31 Oct 2012
Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo posted a 52.5 percent decline in third quarter profit but it remains one of the few major cargo
19 Sep 2012
Lufthansa plans to build a modern logistics center at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport despite
02 Aug 2012
U.S. pressure to reject the European Union's carbon tax on international airlines is mounting, with committees in both chambers of Congress approving bills blocking participation in the program.
03 Apr 2012
Lufthansa Cargo may sell its entire freighter fleet if a court upholds a ban on night flights at Frankfurt airport, the carrier’s chief executive warned.
22 Mar 2012
Lufthansa Cargo plans to sell its 25 percent stake in Jade Cargo International, the China-based carrier that grou
12 Mar 2012
A German federal court will begin a hearing tomorrow, March 13, to decide whether to extend a controversial ban on night flights at Frankfurt airport that
08 Mar 2012
Lufthansa, Europe’s second-largest airline, swung to a net loss of $17 million in 2011 from a $1.5 billion profit in 2010 as losses from the ongoing sale of U.K-based BMI weighed on the German c
14 Feb 2012
Frankfurt airport handled 16.8 percent less freight in January than a year ago as uncertainty over the global economy and a night flight ban continued to weigh on Europe’s second-largest air car
04 Jan 2012
China’s airlines won’t pay any charges under the European Union’s new carbon trading scheme, while other Asian airlines, including Cathay Pacific, say they may impose surcharges or i
31 Dec 2011
Lufthansa is calling on European Union regulators to postpone implementation of the EU’s carbon trading scheme, saying opposition around the world threatens to undermine trade as Europe struggle
16 Dec 2011
Lufthansa Cargo is considering a reduction of operations in China, which accounts for a fifth of the company’s sales, as the German carrier struggles to make a profit in the world’s second
09 Dec 2011
Lufthansa Cargo’s traffic slumped 9.4 percent in November from a year ago, as a night flight ban at its