Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tyre failure caused UPS flight 5X61 crash at Incheon

The crew aborting take-off due to tyre failure caused a UPS MD-11F to be written off at Seoul’s Incheon International Airport in June 2016. A report by the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board says UPS flight 5X61 suffered a runway excursion and nose gear collapse on take-off on 6 June. The MD-11F, which was […]

Cargo is flying home for Christmas with Lufthansa Cargo

To cope with the large volume of Christmas mail and parcels between Germany and the USA, Lufthansa Cargo is increasing capacity in cooperation with Deutsche Post. From mid-November until 3 January, an MD-11F is taking off each weak on the Frankfurt – New York/JFK route. The Atlantic will be criss-crossed seven times exclusively for Deutsche […]

Egypt a vital market for Lufthansa Cargo

Egypt and Cairo are important trade lanes in the Lufthansa Cargo network in terms of  both freighter and belly traffic. The carrier operates a five times a week MD-11F service from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cairo International Airport. This is complemented by belly services, including a daily Airbus A321 FRA to Cairo route, a three […]