GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

HONG KONG, Jan 25 (FAM) – The relocation of Cathay Pacific Cargo’s freight handling into the Lufthansa Cargo Center (LCC) in Frankfurt is a core element of the Joint Business Agreement (JBA) that was announced in May 2016 between Cathay Pacific Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo.

The merging of freight handling for imports and exports was concluded on January 17, 2017 and customers of both airlines will benefit.

lufthansa-terminal-1As part of the cooperation agreement, both airlines are closely working together on network planning and sales as well as IT and service expansion. Both partners plan to transport the first joint shipment on 1 February 2017 – initially from Hong Kong to Europe. The ability to also book eastbound shipments from Europe to Hong Kong will then follow in 2018.