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The airline industry is huge, worldwide, and one among them is the Lufthansa Cargo of Germany which excels in carrying tones of air freight, and logistics services covering 300 destinations through 100 countries. Though it is a subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, the company has already paved its pathway to the top cargo transporting airlines of the world. The company has access to almost 350 passenger aircraft belonging to the Lufthansa group.
Lufthansa Cargo History
During the year 1977, the Lufthansa used to operate a subsidiary named German Cargo. Around 1993 efforts were made to renovate the company when it got divided into two parts, one on which scheduled operations only took place and the other which used aircraft in the lease for freight and services. The company was officially declared as a limited stock company on the 30th of November 2004. It used the same IATA code (LH) as Deutsche Lufthansa and ICAO code (GEC) as German Cargo. The airline is special in comparison to other big European companies like British Airways and Air France. Lufthansa Cargo had been a leader in the cargo transport industry on the grounds of the number of goods carried over a total kilometer (calculated in tonne-kilometer) but soon its market was beaten down by Cathay Pacific and Korean Air Cargo.
Lufthansa Cargo Overview
Founded in 1977 with headquarter in Frankfurt, Germany, this cargo based airline has a current fleet size of 19 with 57 big destinations and Peter Gerber (Chairman) as one of the key people. The company slogan is “Networking the world “ and it is quite successful in standing up to its slogan. The main hub is also at Frankfurt Airport and Tolmachevo Airport. It stands among the leading air freight carries of the world as of 2017 businesses year in which it carried literally 1.6 million tonnes of cargo and mail and earning a revenue of 8.9 billion. The company has provided employment to nearly 4500 people focusing on airport-airport business. It also has a turnover of 2.7 billion euros. As of now, its fleet has aircraft McDonnell Douglas MD-11F (12 planes in service) and Boeing 777F (7 in service). When Boeing 777F was delivered, the company decided to name its aircraft in an order of greetings of the countries it was going to serve as the first one was called Good day, the USA and the next one was called Buenos Dias Mexico.
Lufthansa Cargo Destinations and Hubs
Listed down its destinations, the points of business are Eastern Africa (Kenya), Southern Africa (Johannesburg), Western Africa (Dakar) Caribbean (Puerto Rico), North America (Canada, Mexico, United States), South America (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay), Central America (Guatemala), Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan), East Asia (People’s Republic of China, Japan, South Korea), South Asia (India), Southeastern Asia (Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines), Southwest Asia (Bahrain, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates). Eastern Europe (Russia), Northern Europe (Norway), Southern Europe (Greece), Western Europe (Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom).
The company has built up large warehouses, godowns or rented places near airports of every destination to help them unload the cargo and store them up safely. It shares various codeshare agreements with different countries that keep its business going without loss throughout the year. It also has an advantage for having one of the best shipment tracking features. The following are the types of shipment available
- Express Shipment (the term express itself denotes fast booking and services both before and after shipment)
- Customized Shipment (generally this shipment is available for heavy cargo like the machines, automobiles, iron and steel, raw materials for factories, etc)
- Specialist Cargo Service (this one is for the shipment of those goods which need to be taken better care of and hence excellently trained employees are to be allowed in only. Such special treatment is required by goods which are dangerous in nature, perishable commodities, medicines, chemicals, and drugs, living creatures like animals and birds)
- General Shipment (For those goods which are to be shipped at a comparatively cheaper price than the above three)
Lufthansa Cargo Load Limit
Airbus A319-100 (3,616-4409 lbs) Airbus A320-200 (1301-3858 lbs) Airbus A321-100 (6,239 lbs) Boeing 747-400 (28,395 lbs) Boeing 777-200 (58,642 lbs) Embraer 195/190 (2601-3571 lbs) Boeing 767-300 (28,400 lbs)
Lufthansa Cargo Bookings
For reserving space for the carriage of goods and logistics services, the production, and packaging companies need to click on the link of official website given on the top of the page. There is a reduction in the total cost of booking the plane when the number of goods to be transported is huge.
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