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Wed, 1 June 2022

Swiss WorldCargo Joins Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo's Joint Business Agreement

(01 June 2022, 12:33 +07)  Swiss WorldCargo has joined the joint business agreement between Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo.

The initiative, signed in 2016, enables the airlines to cooperate in terms of sales, pricing, contracts and the handling of shipments between Hong Kong and Europe.

Swiss WorldCargo has joined the joint business agreement between Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo Click to enlarge.
Swiss WorldCargo joins business agreement between Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo

We are delighted to welcome Swiss WorldCargo into our joint business agreement, said Tom Owen, Cathay Pacific Director Cargo. Cathay Pacific is always looking for more ways to give our cargo customers greater choice and more options for shipments whenever they fly their goods with us. The addition of Swiss WorldCargos flights to the already large combined network of Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa will further bring Hong Kong, the worlds busiest air cargo hub, closer to Europe and strengthen one of the worlds great trade lanes.

Under the expanded joint business agreement, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa Cargo and Swiss WorldCargo will work closely together on network planning, as well as on sales, IT and ground handling.

Initially, the airlines will cooperate on traffic from Hong Kong to Zurich and Frankfurt, with traffic to and from Hong Kong and the rest of Europe planned to be included later this year.

Cargo customers will be able to access the entire joint network via the booking systems of all three partners.

Lorenzo Stoll, Swiss International Air Lines Head of Cargo, said, We are very excited to be entering this joint business agreement between Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific, thanks to which we can not only strengthen our already close collaboration, but also expand our network offering to our customers, while staying true to our high quality and flexibility.

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