Worldwide Flight Services awarded new cargo handling contract for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 1 February 2019. The new contract will see WFS handle around 30,000 tonnes per annum, serving the airline’s combined trucked and flown products. WFS already handles over 220,000 tonnes per annum for… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Technik, Lufthansa Cargo, Rolls-Royce: successful cargo test for the entry into service of the Airbus A350 at Lufthansa

Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Technik AG, together with Lufthansa Cargo, has reached another important milestone in its preparations for the entry into service of the Airbus A350 at Lufthansa. In a test carried out under real-life conditions at Frankfurt airport, a Trent XWB aircraft engine provided by Rolls-Royce was loaded into… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group to adopt Amadeus Altéa Departure Control Flight Management

This new contract sees the Lufthansa Group adopt the full Amadeus Altéa Suite across its network carriers. MADRID, Spain, 2016-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ensuring a stable and safe load control – or in other words, that the weight and balance of the aircraft is optimised – is one of the main operational challenges airlines… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group increased its operating result by EUR 233M in the first half of 2013

Operating result for first half-year 2013 up by EUR 233m after adjusting for restructuring costs and one-off effects Reported operating result falls to a good EUR 72m (previous year: EUR 235m) Forecast for the full year 2013 unchanged: revenue growth; operating profit up on reported earnings for last year Simone Menne: “The restructuring of the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Cargo promotes social inclusion sourcing its bright yellow lashing straps from Werkstätten für Behinderte Rhein-Main e.V. helping handicapped persons

2013-07-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The bright yellow lashing straps with which Lufthansa Cargo secures its annual total of around 1.7 million tons of freight, are indispensable for  safe air transport. For more than 30 years the freight airline has been obtaining them from the Werkstätten für Behinderte Rhein-Main e.V. and thus helping many people with a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group reports on first-half 2013 passenger and freight traffic figures

2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The aircraft of all airlines in the Lufthansa Group –  Lufthansa German Airlines (including Germanwings and Lufthansa Regional), SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo –were better utilised in the first half 2013. Increased utilisation is attributable to more demand-driven and more flexible steering of capacity measured in seat and freight-tonne kilometres than… Read the full press release