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Lufthansa moves 10T medical equipment to Delhi behalf of time:matters

April 30, 2021: The scheduled flight LH760 from Frankfurt to Delhi has particularly urgent cargo on board these days: On three flights this week, a total of around ten tonnes of medical equipment is on its way to India.

The equipment is part of a larger consignment that time:matters, the specialist for high-volume special logistics, is carrying out on behalf of a customer.
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The equipment is part of a larger consignment that time:matters, the specialist for high-volume special logistics, is carrying out on behalf of a customer.

April 30, 2021: The scheduled flight LH760 from Frankfurt to Delhi has particularly urgent cargo on board these days: On three flights this week, a total of around ten tonnes of medical equipment is on its way to India.

On Thursday alone, 280 oxygen concentrators flew to Delhi. The equipment is part of a larger consignment that time:matters, the specialist for high-volume special logistics, is carrying out on behalf of a customer.

Dorothea von Boxberg, chief executive officer of Lufthansa Cargo, said, "We see it as our responsibility to play our part in international aid. The dramatic situation in India shows how important it is to transport relief supplies quickly and easily to where they are urgently needed. That is why we at Lufthansa Cargo, together with the Lufthansa Group, are doing everything we can to maintain supply chains worldwide. This requires enormous flexibility on the part of our colleagues involved, good cooperation with our customers and decisive action on the part of international politicians, for example in special regulations for crews entering a country.”

Alexander Kohnen, managing director of time:matters, said, "Our team of experienced logistics specialists enables global transport solutions despite challenging conditions such as tight capacities, thinned-out flight schedules and closed borders. For medical equipment such as oxygen concentrators or other time-critical and sensitive shipments, individual, transparent and 100 per cent reliable transports are essential. Already in the first wave of the pandemic, time:matters, in cooperation with Lufthansa Cargo and the airlines of the Lufthansa Group, brought medical protective equipment across continents to its destination in the shortest possible time with a maximum of flexibility and boundless commitment.”


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