Tag: Lufthansa Group

Change in top management at Lufthansa Group and Lufthansa Airlines

Two important leadership changes of commercial core functions at Lufthansa Group and Lufthansa Airlines: Heiko Reitz will be the new CCO of Lufthansa Airlines and Dr. Stefan Kreuzpaintner will now be responsible for network, alliance and partner management of Lufthansa Group. Heiko Reitz has mad...

Swissport Awarded 5-Year Cargo Contract with Lufthansa Group at Brussels and Liege Airports

Swissport and Lufthansa signed a 5-year contract for cargo handling at Brussels and Liège airports. The agreement covers Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines. At the end of December 2019, Swissport and Lufthansa Cargo renewed their agreement regarding cargo handling at Brussels and ...

Lufthansa Cargo accelerates fleet modernization

Lufthansa Cargo will significantly accelerate the modernization of its fleet by purchasing two more brand-new Boeing 777F freighters. Lufthansa Group and Supervisory Board have approved the corresponding investments. The aircraft will be delivered by the manufacturer in 2020 and be based in Frankfu...

time:matters extends network in Asia

time:matters now offering urgent transport of dangerous goods

Speed logistics specialist time:matters is now offering urgent transport of dangerous goods for the first time, and says customers will benefit from the "combination of speed and maximum reliability". Urgent transports of time-critical goods in hazard classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 can now be fa...

Lufthansa reaches settlement with Deutsche Bahn to end cargo cartel dispute

Deutsche Bahn (DB) has reached a settlement with Lufthansa over an air cargo cartel legal dispute that has been going on since 2013. The settlement ends the companies' dispute before the Regional Court of Cologne. The cartel which Lufthansa was part of, the European Commission set the levels of ...

time:matters expands African network and adds a new hub

Speed logistics specialist time:matters has established a new hub in Brussels and extended its services to Africa via Brussels Airlines flights. The network now includes 16 stations on the African continent, with 14 of these with standardised express transport solutions for the first time. Wi...

Lufthansa reports falling earnings and revenue in 1H19

Lufthansa Group’s logistics business segment that includes Lufthansa Cargo has reported a fall in earnings and revenue for the first half of 2019. The German airline group blamed falling demand on routes between Asia and Europe, lower economic growth and market uncertainty in the face of trad...

Lufthansa sells stake in NAHCO

The Lufthansa Group has reportedly sold its six per cent stake in Nigerian ground handling company NAHCO. Air Transport World reports that the Lagos-headquartered handler revealed in a 7 January statement to the Nigerian Stock Exchange that the German aviation group sold 97.5 million shares to Go...

Lufthansa Cargo B777 fleet to grow

The Lufthansa Group's board has approved Lufthansa Cargo’s operation of two brand-new Boeing 777Fs which will replace the carrier's MD-11Fs in the long term. The carrier ordered two brand-new Boeing 777Fs in May of this year, but the question of who would manage and operate these was left open ...

WFS scoops handling contracts in the US with five airlines

Five global airlines have signed up for more Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) passenger, ramp and cargo handling services in the United States. WOW Air has chosen WFS to provide ramp, passenger and cargo services for its three Airbus A330-300 flights each week from Dallas/Fort Worth to Keflavik...

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