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Lufthansa Cargo hubs, Operations and Airports served“As of 2011, all Lufthansa Cargo aircraft are based at Frankfurt, Airport considered the seventh highest freight hub in the world, where the airline enjoys a strong co-operation with the operator of the airport. Cargo facilities at the airport are divided into two places (Cargo City North and South), of which the first one is nearly exclusively used by Lufthansa Cargo (Lufthansa-cargo.com). “There’s a new destination for Lufthansa Cargo’s Boeing 777F: the brand-new freighter is heading for Shanghai Pudong Airport. It has become the first city in the global route network of Europe’s leading cargo airline that is served with daily flights by the new “Triple Seven”( Company source). “We are strengthening our position in China considerably through
BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo11the use of the best freighter in its class”, emphasized Christian Haug, Regional Director North & Central to more than 100 representatives of the logistics industry in Shanghai. “The Triple Seven is already setting standards in reliability and other areas in just the first few months since we introduced the new aircraft model” (Christian Haug, 2016). Lufthansa Cargo has always been involved in China. “Freighters and Lufthansa Passenger aircraft currently fly to a total of nine cities on the Chinese mainland and in Hong Kong and Taiwan” (company source). According to the cargo company, 2,200 tons of freight are offered to customers of the European hub everyweek. Major traffic goes through the hubs of Frankfurt, Munich and Vienna (Austria). Carsten Spohr, CEO of Lufthansa Cargo: "For Vienna Airport, Vienna International Airport will become a central European hub - comparable to our German hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. Thanks to the excellent Austrian network Board Member” (Andreas Bierwirthand ). Lufthansa Cargo just made the Vienna Hub available to allow customers use an all array of directconnections from around the world. Lufthansa Cargo operates under the principle of offering thebest to their clients at discount prices and traditionally prioritizes its business relationship with itspairs in the industry. Lufthansa Cargo without a doubt has made the company a successful one while making sure that their services remain the most excellent. Lufthansa Cargo is ranked among the global leading air freight as it operates with suchgoal as top service.Type of Cargo.Lufthansa now offers the high-quality temperature controlled containers (“va-Q-tainer”). Theyprovide a controlled temperature at ranges of six distinct degrees. “The award-winningtechnology enables safe transport of temperature-sensitive goods all over the world. After thebeginning of the expansion of its Cool Center, the launch of the world premiere “Road Feeder
BSAB 410 Management of Air Cargo12Service Cool” and the rollout of a special sun-reflective film for all temperature-sensitiveshipments, Europe’s leading cargo airline is continuing its push in refrigerated freight with thisnew offer” (Jacqueline Casini of the Environment).
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