Lufthansa markets cargo capacity on Brussels Airlines flights

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Lufthansa Cargo has started marketing cargo capacity on Brussels Airlines’ flights for services departing from 1 September.

The pre-booking period is 30 days, and freight booked in this way will fly with Lufthansa Cargo’s air waybill with the number 020.

Brussels Airlines Cargo customers will benefit from access to Lufthansa Cargo’s network while the German airline’s customers will gain access to a number of destinations in Africa.

The 15 African destinations are Banjul in Gambia, Conakry in Guinea, Freetown in Sierra Leone, Monrovia in Liberia, Abidjan in Ivory Coast, Accra in Ghana, Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Lome in Togo, Cotonou in Benin, Douala in Cameroon, Yaounde in Cameroon, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Entebbe in Uganda, Kigali in Rwanda, and Bujumbura in Burundi.

Lufthansa Cargo member of the executive board responsible for product and sales, Dorothea von Boxberg says: “Thanks to the close cooperation between Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo, our customers benefit from numerous new connections and destinations. We are very pleased that our worldwide network is thus becoming even more comprehensive and stronger.”

Brussels Airlines Cargo global platform manager, Reinout Puissant says: “Our close cooperation with Lufthansa Cargo results in a real win-win situation for both companies and our customers. As Africa specialist, we add new destinations to the portfolio of Lufthansa Cargo and from a Brussels Airlines perspective, we can now make even better use of our freight capacity.”

Brussels Airlines is the fifth passenger airline whose cargo capacity is marketed by Lufthansa Cargo, with customers also having access to Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and SunExpress.

Customers also have access to Lufthansa Cargo’s 17 freighter aircraft and capacity of Aerologic, its joint venture with DHL Express.