United Airlines and Lufthansa enhance cooperation between US and Europe

United Airlines and Lufthansa have announced plans to enhance their current cooperation to include cargo cooperation by United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo on routes between the US and Europe. The parties are discussing possible elements of the planned cooperation to create a network for the shipping industry, including, among others, an alignment of information technology services and warehouse facilities.

The planned cooperation of United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo is expected to create a more efficient and comprehensive transatlantic cargo network.

Implementation of this cargo cooperation between United and Lufthansa is subject to finalization of the commercial arrangement and compliance with existing EU and US regulations and necessary government approvals.