Express air freight despite Coronavirus

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Thanks to our exclusive network, we can offer you flexible and worldwide door-to-door transports, tailored to your individual needs. Every shipment is transported by us 100% reliably, transparently and by the fastest route by air, rail or road to its destination.

Flexible airfreight solutions for time-critical transports

Our logistics experts take care of all steps of your supply chain – from collection to customs clearance and delivery. Do you need a logistics solution for an urgent spare part, missing production equipment, confidential documents, supplies, medical samples or hazardous goods?

We guarantee maximum control over the entire transport process of your shipment and are personally available to you 24/7.

Express shipping despite capacity bottlenecks

Freight capacities are under pressure due to the current corona pandemic. Government measures to contain the crisis are affecting daily life and the movement of goods. The corona virus is therefore also affecting the economy – a stress test for supply chains and a challenge for the logistics industry.

Individual logistics solutions are now in demand

Especially now, the economy urgently needs fast, flexible and creative air freight solutions in order to ramp up production again, to ensure the basic supply of goods and to transport cargo quickly from A to B. The delivery of relief supplies and sensitive samples must also be carried out promptly – worldwide.

As an expert for high-performance and special speed logistics, time:matters closely monitors current developments. We develop solutions for your time-critical shipments. Please contact us!

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Up-to-date news & solutions for your express air freight

+++ August 05, 2020 +++

Lufthansa Group is further expanding their passenger flight network. All can be utilized for our time-critical transport solutions to/from the following destinations:

INTERCONTINENTAL

  • Kenia: Nairobi
  • USA: Seattle

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Lufthansa Group is further expanding their passenger flight network. All can be utilized for our time-critical transport solutions to/from the following destinations:

INTERCONTINENTAL

  • Canada: Calgary
  • India: Bangalore
  • USA: Miami
Lufthansa Group is further expanding their passenger flight network in Europe and Intercontinental. All can be utilized for our time-critical transport solutions to/from the following destinations:

EUROPE AND INTERCONTINENTAL

  • China: Nanjing
  • Italy: Bari
  • Kenia: Nairobi
  • Lebanon: Beirut
  • Serbia: Belgrade
  • Spain: Menorca
  • United Arab Emirates: Dubai
  • USA: Washingt D.C., Houston
Lufthansa Group is further expanding their passenger flight network in Europe and Intercontinental. All can be utilized for our time-critical transport solutions to/from the following destinations:

EUROPE AND INTERCONTINENTAL

  • Cote d’Ivoire: Abidjan
  • Croatia: Dubrovnik, Pula, Split
  • Cyprus: Larnaca
  • France: Lyon
  • Gambia: Banjul
  • Germany: Bremen, Dresden
  • Italy: Venice, Verona, Bologna, Torino
  • Kongo (Democratic Republic): Kinshasa
  • Liberia: Monrovia
  • Malta: : Malta
  • Portugal: Faro
  • Romania: Bucharest
  • Slovenia: Ljubljana
  • Spain: Malaga, Ibiza, Bilbao
  • Ukraine: Kiew-Boryspil
  • United Kingdom: Birmingham
Lufthansa Group is further expanding their passenger flight network in Europe and Intercontinental. All can be utilized for our time-critical transport solutions to/from the following destinations:

EUROPE AND INTERCONTINENTAL

  • Austria: Graz, Salzburg
  • Belarus: Minsk
  • Croatia: Zadar
  • Egypt: Cairo
  • France: Marseille, Bastia
  • Greece: Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Santorini, Rhodes
  • Iceland: Reykjavik
  • Italy: Florence, Naples, Cagliari, Catania, Olbia, Palermo
  • Israel: Tel Aviv
  • India: Delhi
  • Luxembourg: Luxembourg
  • Poland: Poznan, Wroclaw
  • Portugal: Funchal
  • Russia: Moscow-Domodedovo, St. Petersburg
  • Spain: Valencia, Alicante
  • Turkey: Istanbul, Antalya

Lufthansa Group is expanding their passenger flight network in June which can be utilized for our time-critical transport solutions to/from the following destinations:

EUROPE

  • Sofia, Prague, Nice, Budapest, Riga, Krakow, Bucharest, Kiev
  • Manchester, Dublin, Vienna, Zurich, Brussels, Majorca, Billund

INTERCONTINENTAL

  • Newark/New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Toronto, Mexico City, Sao Paulo
  • Tokyo, Bangkok, Mumbai, Dubai, Riyadh, Bahrain, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Johannesburg, Tel Aviv

LUFTHANSA Flightplan

Please check the PDF CW21 Lufthansa Cargo flight plan Frankfurt for an overview of the schedule of freighter operations and Lufthansa special flight schedule for chartered Lufthansa passenger aircraft.

CHINA

We can offer new scheduled freighter services between Shenzhen (SZX)-Frankfurt (FRA) and Shenzhen (SZX)-Vienna (VIE) utilizing Lufthansa A333’s and Austrian Airline B777 aircrafts.

Starting May 18th, Shenzhen (SZX)-Frankfurt (FRA) will be served daily

Starting May 22nd, Shenzhen (SZX)-Vienna (VIE) will be served on Fridays, Tuesdays, and Sundays

COREA

We can offer a new scheduled cargo-only service between Incheon (ICN) and San Francisco (SFO) utilizing United Airlines B787 aircrafts three times per week

SINGAPORE

We can offer a new scheduled cargo-only service between Singapore (SIN) and San Francisco (SFO) utilizing United Airlines B787 aircrafts three times per week

TAIWAN

We can offer a new scheduled cargo-only service between Taipei (TPE) and San Francisco (SFO) utilizing United Airlines B787 aircrafts three times per week

FRANCE

Our express service by rail (ic:kurier) between Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de l’Est and Germany is back to operations.

LUFTHANSA Flightplan

Please check the PDF CW20 Lufthansa Cargo flight plan Frankfurt for an overview of the schedule of freighter operations and Lufthansa special flight schedule for chartered Lufthansa passenger aircraft.

CHINA

Current road- and warehouse utilization at Pudong Shanghai airport (PVG) is at a high level due to a rising demand for freight capacity and changed customs procedures ex China.

We can offer to fly out your time-critical shipments also from other, less congested Chinese airports, including freighter solutions from Nanjing (NKG), Xiamen (XMN) and Beijing (PEK).

LUFTHANSA Flightplan

Please check the PDF CW19 Lufthansa Cargo flight plan Frankfurt for an overview of the schedule of freighter operations and Lufthansa special flight schedule for chartered Lufthansa passenger aircraft.

SPAIN / PORTUGAL

We can offer you a new dedicated transport solution between Baden-Baden (FKB), Germany and Madrid (MAD) including distribution to Portugal. Our dedicated freighter operates daily from Monday to Friday.

CHINA

We can offer new connections between Shenzhen (SZX) and Vienna (VIE) utilizing Austrian Airline all-cargo flights.

Other departure/destination airports can be set-up based on demand.

HONGKONG

Due to strong demand Lufthansa Cargo is operating additional freighter from Hongkong to Frankfurt on May 7th and May 14th.

USA

United Airlines is re-installing some international flights which we can use for transport solutions on the following lanes:

  • New York/Newark (EWR) to/from Amsterdam (AMS)
  • Chicago (ORD) to/from London (LHR)
  • Washington D.C. (IAD) to/from Frankfurt (FRA)
  • Houston (IAH) to/from Guadalajara (GDL)
  • Houston (IAH) to/from Bajio (BJX)
  • Houston (IAH) to/from Mexico City (MEX)
  • Houston (IAH) to/from Monterrey (MTY)

In addition, we can offer you additional transport options between Los Angeles (LAX) and Frankfurt (FRA)

LUFTHANSA Flightplan

Please check the PDF CW18 Lufthansa Cargo flight plan Frankfurt for an overview of the schedule of freighter operations and Lufthansa special flight schedule for chartered Lufthansa passenger aircraft.

USA

We can offer you also additional transport options between Dallas (DFW) and Frankfurt (FRA) with American Airlines.

FRANCE

We can offer you an exclusive transport solution between Paris (LBG) and Mannheim (MHG), Germany with our own freighter operating daily from Monday to Friday.

Bulgaria

We can offer you air-cargo services from Sofia (SOF) to Frankfurt (FRA) and Vienna (VIE).

LUFTHANSA Flightplan CW17

Please check the PDF CW17 Lufthansa Cargo flight plan Frankfurt for an overview of the schedule of freighter operations and Lufthansa special flight schedule for chartered Lufthansa passenger aircraft.

CHINA

We can offer you an additional 51 weekly frequencies between China and Germany/Austria by deploying LH Group cargo-only passenger flights on many lanes.

We can offer you a new freighter connection between

  • Shanghai (PVG) to/from Frankfurt (FRA)
  • Beijing (PEK) to/from Frankfurt (FRA)
  • Shanghai (PVG) to/from Munich (MUC)
  • Beijing (PEK) to/from Munich (MUC)
  • Shanghai (PVG) to/from Vienna (VIE)
  • Beijing (PEK) to/from Vienna (VIE)
  • Penang (PEN) to/from Vienna (VIE)
  • Xiamen (XMN) to/from Vienna (VIE)

We can offer you also additional freighter options between Nanjing (NKG) and Frankfurt

On demand, we also have the possibility to offer Austrian Airline cargo-only passenger flights between Shenzhen (SZX) and Vienna (VIE)

USA

We can offer you additional freighter options between Los Angeles (LAX) and Frankfurt (FRA)

Lufthansa Repatriation Flights

Current repatriation flights from Buenos Aires (EZE) and Lima (LIM) can be used for air-cargo transportation as well. Please find attached an overview of the regular schedule and freighter offerings in the following PDF CW16 Lufthansa Cargo flight plan Frankfurt..

CHINA

Air-cargo capacities remain relatively tight due to high demand for transport requirements of general medical equipment.

We can offer you a new freighter connection between Chengdu (CTU) and Frankfurt (FRA).

USA

We can offer you additional cargo-only flight options with United Airlines.

  • Amsterdam (AMS), London (LHR) and New York/Newark (EWR)
  • Amsterdam (AMS), London (LHR), Hongkong (HKG) and Chicago (ORD)
  • Brüssel (BRU), Dublin (DUB) and Washington D.C. (IAD)
  • Amsterdam (AMS) and Houston (IAH)
  • London (LHR), Hongkong (HKG), Sydney (SYD) and Los Angeles
  • Amsterdam (AMS), Tel Aviv (TLV), Sydney (SYD) and San Francisco (SFO)

LATVIA

The Government of the Republic of Latvia has extended the suspension of international air traffic until May 12th.

We can still connect Latvia with a combination of our Sameday Air service via Vilnius (Lithuania) and direct drives.

POLAND

The Government of Poland has extended the suspension of air services until April 26th.

ITALY

Additional freighter options to/from Italy. With our company operated flights, we connect Mannheim (MHG) and Bologna (BLQ) on a daily basis (from Monday to Friday).

Lufthansa Repatriation Flights

Current repatriation flights from Lima (LIM), Buenos Aires (EZE), San Jose-Costa Rica (SJO), Auckland (AKL) und Christchurch (CHC) can be used for air-cargo transportation as well. Please find attached PDF with an overview of all possible lanes including the regular schedule and freighter offerings: CW15 Lufthansa Cargo flight plan Frankfurt.

USA

We can offer you additional freighter options between Frankfurt (FRA), Chicago (ORD) and Atlanta (ATL).

CHINA

Air-cargo capacities in general remain relatively tight due to high demand for transport requirements for protective masks and suits.

On demand, we can connect Beijing (PEK), Shanghai (PVG), Qingdao (TAO) und Nanjing (NKG) with Frankfurt (FRA) using chartered Lufthansa passenger aircraft.

GERMANY

Stuttgart Airport will be closed for air traffic until April 22nd.

We can still connect Stuttgart Airport via direct delivery and ic:kurier.

HONGKONG

We can offer you additional freighter options between Frankfurt (FRA) and Hongkong (HKG) from now on.

BRASIL

We can offer you additional freighter options between Frankfurt (FRA) and Viracopos-Campinas (VCP) from now on.

SPAIN

All cargo operations at Madrid airport have been moved to Terminal 4. All other Terminals are closed.

All our transport services of Sameday Air and Global Express Freight are still available.

USA – GERMANY

Dedicated cargo flights for express shipping from/to USA – Germany

As your expert for high performance and special speed logistics, we are currently examining the opportunity of an exclusive transport solution for you: On demand, we can connect Germany and the USA using chartered Lufthansa passenger aircraft and transport your urgent shipment to its destination despite scarce loading capacities.

The extraordinary offer is currently planned for the following airports:

From/to Germany

  • Frankfurt (FRA)

From/to USA

  • Atlanta (ATL) / Austin (OFF) / Boston (BOS) / Charlotte (CLT)  / Denver (DEN) / Dallas (DFW) / Detroit (DTW) / Newark (EEA) / Washington (IAD) / Houston (IAH) / New York (JFK) / Los Angeles (LAX) / Orlando (MCO) / Miami (MIA) / Chicago (ORD) / Philadelphia (PHL) / San Diego (SAN) / Seattle (SEA) / San Francisco (SFO) / Tampa (TPA)

If desired, we will take care of the entire door-to-door transport including collection and delivery of your shipment. Contact us!

CHINA

We can offer you additional freighter options between Frankfurt (FRA) and Shanghai (PVG) from now on

INDIA

The Indian government announced a lockdown for entire India. Consequently, passenger flights are not allowed to operate any longer.

As freighters are allowed to continue operations, we can offer you airfreight solutions to Mumbai (BOM), Delhi (DEL), Bangalore (BLR) and Hyderabad (HYD).

INTRA-EUROPE

More and more airlines continue to reduce their flight frequencies.

As an alternative, we can offer you Direct Delivery and our unique service ic:kurier (the express transport with Deutschen Bahn).

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Avoid delivery delays and secure supply chain

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, supply chains are suffering. The supply of goods slows down, delivery bottlenecks and rising storage costs or production downtime are the result. Currently, there is hardly any area of life that is not affected by COVID-19/virus SARS-CoV-2.

The logistics sectors in particular must react flexibly and quickly to these challenges.

Numerous airlines no longer carry passengers due to the Coranavirus crisis. Capacity bottlenecks in airfreight are the result, as the cargo holds of passenger planes are no longer used as cargo space. Under these difficult conditions, time:matters nevertheless offers individual transport solutions to secure their supply chains.

Fast transport through individual air freight solutions

Whether it’s production equipment from China, spare parts to the USA or urgently needed medical devices and equipment to Europe: we bring your time-critical freight quickly and safely to its destination. Despite the severe restrictions in passenger traffic, the transport of goods is currently not restricted by governments. If you need freight capacities to areas affected by the coronavirus such as Spain, Italy or USA, please contact us!

We are constantly monitoring the current situation. Our logistics experts from Customer Service take care of the smooth transport of current shipments 24/7 and organize individual and flexible transport solutions for (un)planned shipments. Thanks to our logistics competence and experience, we can react flexibly to any unexpected developments.

Express air freight worldwide – Your advantages

Speed

  • Short handling times

  • Late acceptance, early availability

Control

  • Active shipment monitoring & status updates

  • High loading priority

Flexibility

  • Transport solutions for your logistic emergency

  • If requested with collection, delivery and customs clearance
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About time:matters

time:matters is the expert for High Performance and particularly urgent transports and complex logistics.

Urgently needed spare parts, medical samples and important documents are transported quickly and reliably from A to B via air, rail and road. This is made possible by a global network with more than 500 courier partners and airlines. time:matters generally has access to all available airlines and can therefore utilize a wide range of flight routes. Besides speed and reliability, providing an individual, flexible service is paramount. time:matters is available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, whenever tailor-made, customized logistics concepts are needed – for everything from ad-hoc situations to regular business. time:matters has been awarded the environmental certificate ISO 14001:2015 and is certified according to ISO 9001:2015. The company currently employs more than 330 people and operates its own terminals for express and courier shipments at Frankfurt and Munich Airport.

time:matters Certifications

  • AEO (Authorised Economic Operator)
  • DIN EN ISO 9001 : 2015
  • DIN EN ISO 14001 : 2015
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