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Lufthansa Cargo Schedules New Boeing 777 Freighters

Lufthansa Cargo will be adding Boeing 777 freighters to its fleet, beginning in November of 2013.

Lufthansa Cargo Schedules New Boeing 777 Freighters

The first three destinations of the new aircraft will be Atlanta, Chicago and New York. The list price of the Boeing 777F is $270m. The plane can remain in the air for ten and a half hours, flying nonstop for more than 9,000 kilometers, and features a payload of 103 tons. The 777 is a key aspect of Lufthansa Cargo's goal to lower specific emissions by 25 percent until 2020, said Karl-Rudolf Rupprecht, board member for operations. Lufthansa Cargo has a total of six improvement projects in its program for 2020.

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The first three destinations of the new aircraft will be Atlanta, Chicago and New York. The list price of the Boeing 777F is $270m. The plane can remain in the air for ten and a half hours, flying nonstop for more than 9,000 kilometers, and features a payload of 103 tons. The 777 is a key aspect of Lufthansa Cargo's goal to lower specific emissions by 25 percent until 2020, said Karl-Rudolf Rupprecht, board member for operations. Lufthansa Cargo has a total of six improvement projects in its program for 2020.

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Lufthansa Cargo Schedules New Boeing 777 Freighters