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Lufthansa Cargo.(Cargo)(fleet overhaul)(Brief Article)

Lufthansa Cargo, in a major fleet overhaul, intends to dispose of its entire 747-200 freighter fleet--a total of eight aircraft while adding five used MD-11s. The program will result in LH Cargo operating a homogenous fleet of 14 MD-11Fs, rising to 19 when the additional MD-11s enter service from Jan. 2005. Three of the airline's eight 747-200Fs will be sold to Air Atlanta Icelandic and re-chartered by LH Cargo "as needs dictate," the company said. …

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