Air Asia’s Teleport expands into Europe with new Lufthansa Cargo agreement
Teleport, AirAsia’s cargo and logistics platform, recently signed a direct interline agreement with leading air cargo provider Lufthansa Cargo.
Through the interline agreement, Teleport customers will gain access to Lufthansa Cargo space on Lufthansa flights.
This long term partnership aims to open up more than 300 destinations in 100 countries for Teleport customers and AirAsia’s network of over 150 destinations in Asia Pacific for Lufthansa Cargo customers.
Teleport CEO Pete Chareonwongsak said, “This partnership provides global reach and market access for customers across Asean and Europe and will spur the growth of trade and e-commerce fulfillment in key production and consumer markets. We look forward to working with Lufthansa Cargo to synergise our efforts in growing this strategic partnership.”
Lufthansa Cargo Asia Pacific Vice President J. Florian Pfaff said, “We are very happy to continue with our long standing cooperation with Teleport, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AirAsia Group. This interline partnership will provide our customers with a stable and reliable shipping solutions to the Lufthansa worldwide network. We are confident that this partnership will strengthen our market presence in markets where Lufthansa are currently not serving.”
Teleport is constantly looking to build direct partnerships with other airlines to enable seamless movement of cargo and e-commerce globally.
Founded in 2018 and formerly known as RedCargo Logistics, Teleport is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AirAsia Group Berhad, building out the cargo and logistics ambitions for AirAsia. Teleport is on a mission to enable everyone – from single merchants to the largest companies to move goods, and e-commerce anywhere in Southeast Asia and beyond. It should simply work, like magic. For more information, please visit teleport.asia
About Lufthansa Cargo AG
With a turnover of 2.7 billion euros and 8.9 billion revenue tonne-kilometres in 2018, Lufthansa Cargo is one of the world’s leading companies in the transport of air freight. The company currently employs about 4,500 people worldwide. Lufthansa Cargo focuses on the airport-to-airport business. The cargo carrier serves around 300 destinations in more than 100 countries with its own fleet of freighters, the belly capacities of passenger aircraft operated by Lufthansa German Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings and SunExpress, and an extensive road feeder service network. The bulk of the cargo business is routed through Frankfurt Airport. Lufthansa Cargo is a wholly owned Lufthansa subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Lufthansa Group’s logistics specialist.