Effective March 15, 2022, time:matters has added Istanbul (IST) and Tunis (TUN) to its already extensive Sameday Air network within Europe. More capacity for time-critical shipments up to 300kg chargeable weight are now available.
For the first time, the network will be served by a converted A321 medium haul freighter of Lufthansa Cargo, operated by Lufthansa CityLine.
The A321 freighter (baptized “Hello Europe”) offers several flights per week from Frankfurt (Germany) to Tunis and Istanbul. Other destinations serviced include Malta (MLA), Tel Aviv (TLV), Dublin (DUB) and Manchester (MAN). Short handling times starting from 60 minutes and a high loading priority are guaranteed.
Transportation of higher weights than 300kgs per shipment, door-to-door transport and customs clearance are available upon request. With a total capacity of 28to, the A321 freighter can hold 14 pallet & container positions on main deck plus 10 lower deck positions.
All flights are open for ad-hoc and/or regular shipments. Quotation and bookings of the Sameday Air shipments can be carried out quickly and easily online.
3… 2… 1… go! Maiden flight live broadcast on the internet
On a rainy and cold March Tuesday, the Airbus A321F was baptized by Dorothea von Boxberg, Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo, in a ceremony that was broadcast live on the internet.
Here are a few impressions of the maiden flight ceremony.