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Lufthansa Cargo is the latest carrier to suffer operationally from an outbreak of Covid and has been forced to cancel all transit traffic through Frankfurt.

It has advised customers to cancel all transit bookings, saying in a note to customers this morning: “We unfortunately see no other option at the moment than to take some measures at the Frankfurt hub. As of now …  there will be a transit embargo for Frankfurt.”

It added that customers should cancel shipments which have not been delivered, while freight which has already been accepted will be dispatched “as soon as possible”.

LC added: “We firmly believe these measures will contribute to stabilisation and that we can gradually return to normal operations.”

However, a spokesperson would not be drawn on how long it will take to recover, stating : “We hope that the measures will show a positive effect within days so we can go back to normal.

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