Subscribe Free
in General Aviation

LUG adds Emirates to customer portfolio in Frankfurt-Main

Posted 21 July 2017 · Add Comment

LUG aircargo handling has announced that it has agreed on a service contract with Emirates, headquartered in Dubai effective October 2, 2017.

Emirates’ operates passenger aircraft (A380 and B777) three times a day between Frankfurt-Main and Dubai. In addition, Emirates offers eight all-cargo flights with B777F per week. LUG will handle the belly cargo as well as road feeder services (RFS) and cargo from freighters for Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo division of Emirates.

“We are delighted that we have been able to win such a demanding customer as Emirates SkyCargo. The bar is raised very high for ground handling competence as well as innovation in technology and handling. We are currently expanding our Health Care Centre (HCC) in our terminal in the Cargo City South. In addition, we can offer a first class service for food and flowers as shareholder in the Perishable Centre Frankfurt. This has, no doubt, contributed to the success of our tender offer“, says Patrik Tschirch, managing director & CEO, LUG aircargo handling. “Adding Emirates SkyCargo to our customer portfolio boosts our business growth. We expect an additional handling volume of some 6,000 t per month.“

“We have opted for LUG aircargo handling as they are a professional and reliable GHA that will help us fulfil our customers’ expectations and satisfy our own ambitions in terms of excellent service, an absolutely safe operation, and continued responsiveness to the evolving demands of our customers," said Michael Laschet, Emirates Cargo manager Germany.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Danger of the deadly dust

The harsh climate and environment of the Middle East and North Africa imposes unique challenges for military aviators – and particularly for the operators of rotary wing and vertical lift aircraft. Jon Lake reports.

Etihad Airways launches hand baggage only trial

Etihad Airways is trialling a new hand baggage only 'Deal Fare' on two key routes this winter season, for bookings between 18 October to 18 December, allowing travellers to purchase lower fares in Economy Class if no checked baggage is

AJW Group expands in the Middle East market with new appointment

AJW Group has appointed Prashant Mohan as the new Regional VP Sales, Middle East.

Executive Gourmet hosts Gala Dinner for the Chaine des Rotisseurs

Executive gourmet by Gategourmet has hosted a Gala Dinner for the Chaine des Rotisseurs at Al Bateen Executive Airport – Abu Dhabi, a first and unusual event for an Airport.

Dans conducts visit to Rashid Center for the Determined Ones

Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the leading air navigation services provider for Dubai and the Northern Emirates celebrated the UAE Civil Aviation day through conducting a visit to Rashid Center for the Determined Ones.

Qatar Airways to add non-stop service to Penang

Qatar Airways will launch direct flights to Penang on 6 February 2018.

Kuwait Aviation SK1909310118
See us at
DASAS BT3006161117DAS BT1105161117Aviation Show 267291117Aviation Africa BT18418AIME BT1204240118DIAC BT1105121117Global Aerospace BT28218AIMA Africa 2017