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United, Lufthansa Cargo JV to share freight capacity, booking, handling

United, Lufthansa Cargo JV to share freight capacity, booking, handling

April 20, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Finally, some good news regarding United – United Cargo, that is. After two years of negotiations, United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo entered into a joint venture this week, covering a wide-range of cargo cooperation on routes between the United States and Europe. The trans-Atlantic deal, first proposed in 2015, coversRead More

Joint sales with Lufthansa kicks off as Cathay shifts gears

Joint sales with Lufthansa kicks off as Cathay shifts gears

March 8, 2017 at 6:25 pm 0 comments

The Year of the Rooster was barely under way, and most Chinese workers were out celebrating the biggest festival in their calendar, when the fledgling partnership of Cathay Pacific with Lufthansa Cargo shifted into a higher gear with joint sales activity. Feb. 1 was the day the combined westbound salesRead More

In Good Time: Cut it close, pay a price

In Good Time: Cut it close, pay a price

February 25, 2017 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

From aerospace and energy to manufacturing, the need for mission-critical shipment delivery to avoid line-down situations is a booming market, said Ingo-Alexander Rahn, global head of air freight for DHL-GF. SameDay Speedline provides guaranteed priority lift, 24/7/365, along with monitoring and customized solutions as the key planks of the newRead More

Lufthansa buys remaining 55 percent of Brussels Airlines

Lufthansa buys remaining 55 percent of Brussels Airlines

December 15, 2016 at 6:38 pm 0 comments

Lufthansa announced that it was exercising an option to buy the remaining 55 percent of Brussels Airlines for US$2.7 million. The deal adds 51 planes to the Lufthansa group, and expands its footprint in Africa, where Brussels Airlines flies to many sub-Saharan destinations. The Belgian carrier will become part ofRead More

Lufthansa makes new offer on sixth day of pilot strike

Lufthansa makes new offer on sixth day of pilot strike

November 30, 2016 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

A 4.4 percent increase in remuneration for Lufthansa pilots is the latest attempt by the German carrier to end a pilot strike that is costing the company an estimated €15 million per day. The Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union representing the pilots said it is considering the deal, but its spokesmanRead More

RocketSpace returns for second Logistics Tech Accelerator [VIDEO]

RocketSpace returns for second Logistics Tech Accelerator [VIDEO]

October 26, 2016 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Workers in their offices at the RocketSpace accelerator during Cohort 1. Co-working entrepreneurial tech firm RocketSpace is preparing for re-entry – back into the world of logistics, that is. And it’s currently seeking participants through the next few weeks. The San Francisco-based firm that helped several logistics startups spread theirRead More

DB Schenker, Lufthansa half-way to 2020 emissions reduction target

DB Schenker, Lufthansa half-way to 2020 emissions reduction target

October 18, 2016 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

A five-year strategic partnership between Lufthansa Cargo and logistics provider DB Schenker to reduce carbon dioxide emissions is well on track to meet its goal of reducing 20,000 tonnes of CO2 output by 2020, both companies said today. To date, Lufthansa and Schenker have already reduced their CO2 out putRead More

Encouraging gains reported at Fraport’s airports in September

Encouraging gains reported at Fraport’s airports in September

October 14, 2016 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Air cargo volumes at airport operator Fraport’s facilities rose at all the company’s high-volume airports, except for Lima, which fell another 9.5 percent, year-over-year, on the back of Chile’s ongoing market downturn. At Fraport’s flagship operation, Frankfurt, y-o-y cargo volumes rose 5.8 percent to 176,921 tonnes. While less significant inRead More