As ‘preighter’ demand slows, will bellies return, asks Lufthansa Cargo’s Peter Gerber

May 29, 2020 Alex Lennane

The ‘preighter’ peak is now passed and June will see considerably fewer cargo-only passenger aircraft, as airlines tentatively hope for travellers to return, according to Peter Gerber, chief executive of Lufthansa Cargo.
The carrier operated 46 ‘preighter’ flights this week, but expects that number to drop.
“We are at the peak of our preighter operations, and there will be remarkably fewer in June,” he explained. “Some PPE is beginning to go by ...

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