Lufthansa to double short-haul freighter fleet


Lufthansa Cargo is to increase its short- and medium-haul freighter fleet from two Airbus A321F aircraft to four by the end of July. Extensions to the flight schedule on short- and medium-haul routes are currently still being planned.

The German carrier is also adjusting its long haul freighter route network. Weekly frequencies to destinations in China served by Boeing 777F aircraft will be increased and combined, offering more flexible capacity.

It will offer a total of ten freighter flights per week to Shanghai two of which will also fly to Chengdu. The number of weekly flights to Hong Kong will increase from five to six, including one stop in Almaty, Kazakhstan last part of the network in 2019. The combined service from Frankfurt via Mumbai to Hyderabad will also be increased to two flights per week.


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