Lufthansa Cargo is now offering 14 weekly cargo flights from Shenzhen (SZX) to Frankfurt as it looks to meet demand.
The cargo business said the first aircraft — an Airbus A330-300 operated by Lufthansa, which took off from Shenzhen on May 18 with around 3m respiratory masks and other medical protective equipment onboard — will be flown to Frankfurt on behalf of the logistics company Fiege.
“As a reliable partner, Lufthansa Cargo has played an important role in the stable supply chain from Asia to Germany in recent weeks. The new cargo flights from Shenzhen ensure that we can make this supply chain even more flexible, so that urgently needed goods arrive quickly in Germany”, said Michael Völlnagel, chief executive Fiege International Freight Forwarding.
Lufthansa Cargo is currently offering 16 flights a week to and from China using its B777Fs with a standard load capacity of around 103 tonnes…