United and Lufthansa may enhance cargo cooperation between US and Europe
DEC 10, 2015: United Airlines and Lufthansa plan to enhance their current cooperation to include cargo operation by United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo on routes between the US and Europe. The airlines are discussing a wide variety of possible elements of the planned cooperation to create a seamless network for the shipping industry, including, among others, an alignment of information technology services and warehouse facilities. The planned cooperation of United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo will create a more efficient and comprehensive transatlantic cargo network and increase the choices and benefits available to cargo customers. Implementation of this enhanced cargo cooperation between United and Lufthansa is subject to finalisation of the commercial arrangement and compliance with existing EU and US regulations and necessary government approvals.