LUG signs up South African at Munich airport
LUG aircargo handling began serving South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo) at Munich airport on 1 July.
The freight arm of the South African flag-carrier offers daily A340 flights from Munich to Johannesburg and is a long-standing customer of LUG at Frankfurt/Main airport, too.
According to the Frankfurt-based cargo handler’s CEO, Wolfgang Korte: “We expect to handle some 10,500 tons per annum (at Munich), outgoing a lot of car parts and components, incoming mainly skins and leather products.”
It is expected that some transit cargo from Switzerland and Austria will also be handled at Munich for SAA Cargo.
Patrik Tschirch, key account manager at LUG, pointed out that the Republic of South Africa is Germany’s most important trading partner on the African continent.
Korte added: “In the current economic environment it is good to know that the scope, reliability and quality of our services and the experience of our personnel are appreciated.”