21-Sep-2009 11:36 AM

Lufthansa Cargo denies plans to ground 19 freight aircraft

Lufthansa Cargo denied reports it is considering plans to retire all 19 of its MD-11 cargo aircraft (Reuters, 18-Sep-09). The carrier however has removed three aircraft from service and plans to remove one additional aircraft on 01-Oct-09. Lufthansa forecasts an operating loss for its cargo business in 2009.