Tag: Lufthansa

Dorothea von Boxberg to be CEO of Brussels Airlines

Dorothea von Boxberg is set to become the new CEO of Brussels Airlines. Subject to the pending resolution by the Board of Directors of SN Airholding, Dorothea von Boxberg, who is currently Chairperson of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, will take over in Belgium as of 15 April 2023. In ...

Swissport Secures Lufthansa’s Cargo Business in Nairobi

Swissport International and the Lufthansa Group have extended their long-standing partnership in Kenya. For more than eleven years, the global leader in aviation services has been providing airlines of the Lufthansa Group at Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi (NBO) with ramp handling as well as che...

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...

cargo-partner and Lufthansa: First shipment with “Sustainable Aviation Fuel” directly from Vienna

cargo-partner pursues a comprehensive sustainability strategy and has been championing environment-friendly transport technologies for many years. Now the international transport and logistics company seized the opportunity to organize an air freight shipment that was carried out in a climate-neu...

Lufthansa has to cancel almost all flights to and from Frankfurt and Munich

The strike announced by the pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) for Friday 2 September in the period from 00:01 to 23:59 hrs. (Central European Summer Time; GMT +2 hrs) will have a massive impact on flight operations - in the middle of the main return travel period at the end of the school holid...

Kuehne+Nagel’s Klaus-Michael Kuehne increases stake in Lufthansa to 15%

Kuehne+Nagel majority owner Klaus-Michael Kuehne has increased his stake in German airline Lufthansa to 15% to become the airline’s largest shareholder. In a shareholder notification on its website, Lufthansa said that Kühne’s share in the business had increased from 10% to 15.01% on July 5....

Lufthansa Group selects new 777-8 Freighter, orders additional 787s

Boeing and the Lufthansa Group today announced the airline group will continue its strategic decision to strengthen Lufthansa Cargo with an order for seven 777-8 Freighters, the industry's newest and most fuel-efficient twin-engine freighter. The Group has also placed a new order for two 777 Frei...

TIACA has elected Kamesh Peri as Board Member

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has elected Kamesh Peri, Chief Executive Officer, Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management as their Board of Directors in order to broaden the Board's sector knowledge and efficiently serve the air cargo industry. Kamesh brings more than 30 years of s...

Lufthansa Cargo posts record result for the second year in a row

In the financial year 2021, Lufthansa Cargo achieved the best result in the company's history to date. Revenue rose to EUR 3.80 billion (previous year: EUR 2.76 billion), while adjusted EBIT amounted to EUR 1,493 million (previous year: EUR 772 million). A total of 7.2 billion freight ton kilomet...

Worldwide air traffic developments create new perspectives for Lufthansa Group pilots

The Coronavirus pandemic continues having a very serious impact on airlines and its employees. After two years in "crisis mode," Lufthansa Group flight operations still has to cope with half the number of passengers in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the first quarter of 2019. For capta...

Lufthansa extends cargo handling contract with WFS in Ireland

Lufthansa has extended its cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Ireland. The airline was one of WFS’ launch customers in Ireland in 2005 and its operations are supported by WFS’ stations in Dublin, Cork and Shannon. The airline currently operates four flights a...

Lufthansa Cargo puts two more Boeing 777F into service

Lufthansa Cargo's fleet has grown by two Boeing 777 freighters. The aircraft have just been registered D-ALFJ and D-ALFK and are based at the airline's home hub, Frankfurt Airport. "We are very pleased that we can now offer our customers the capacity of a total of fifteen highly efficient wi...

Swissport expands key airline contracts in Asia

Swissport is growing its business in Asia through the extension of key partnerships in Japan and South Korea with Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific, FedEx Express Korea, Air France and KLM. In addition to renewing its contract with Air France, KLM and Air Calin at Japan's Tokyo Narita airport, Swisspor...

Lufthansa transports relief goods to India

A total of ten tonnes of medical equipment fly to Delhi on behalf of time:matters. On Thursday alone, 280 oxygen concentrators flew to Delhi. "We see it as our responsibility to play our part in international aid. The dramatic situation in India shows how important it is to transport relief s...

Lufthansa Cargo extends contract of Chief Operations Officer

Harald Gloy has been appointed to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG for a further five years. The company's Supervisory Board unanimously extended his contract until 31 December 2026. In addition to responsibility for Operations, Gloy has also assumed the role of Chief Human Resources O...

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