Jettainer renews Lufthansa deal

10 / 05 / 2017

One day after it announced a renewed deal with Eithad (story here) outsourced ULD manager Jettainer, said it would continue to handle the management and maintenance of equipment for its parent company, Lufthansa Cargo. The extended contract runs until the end of 2021.

Introduction of new lightweight containers to the German carrier’s fleet will continue, helping to cut its CO2 emissions.

Lufthansa Cargo vice president global handling management, Dr Jan-Wilhelm Breithaupt, said that the move was prompted by: “Jettainer’s innovative capabilities, as illustrated by the ongoing development of ULDs, but also in its award-winning decision support system, give us a crucial competitive advantage from many points of view. This makes Jettainer into a strategically important service partner for us.”

Managing director of Jettainer, added: “We’re working hard to make things smarter – in all respects: whether this involves smarter accounting systems, smart management for our ULD fleet or even smarter containers – and we’re delighted to be able to offer our best services to Lufthansa Cargo in particular.”