Previous project manager of One Cargo succeeds J. Florian Pfaff

Achim Martinka, previously Head of the One Cargo project, will be appointed Vice President Germany. Martinka succeeds J. Florian Pfaff, who took over as Vice President Asia Pacific on 1 June 2019. Mr Martinka will take over his duties in the coming weeks.

Business economist Achim Martinka began his career at Lufthansa Cargo 2000 as Senior Manager Global Accounts. After various positions in Europe, he moved to Atlanta in 2010 as Vice President The Americas before being appointed Vice President Europe & Africa in Frankfurt in 2016. Since 2017 Martinka has been responsible for the One Cargo project, a project that aims to strengthen the cooperation between SwissWorldCargo and Lufthansa Cargo.

The new position was filled in line with Lufthansa's usual rotation policy for senior management positions.

Lufthansa Cargo AG

With a turnover of 2.7 billion euros and 8.9 billion revenue tonne-kilometres in 2018, Lufthansa Cargo is one of the world's leading companies in the transport of air freight. The company currently employs about 4,500 people worldwide. Lufthansa Cargo focuses on the airport-to-airport business. The cargo carrier serves around 300 destinations in more than 100 countries with its own fleet of freighters, the belly capacities of passenger aircraft operated by Lufthansa German Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings and SunExpress, and an extensive road feeder service network. The bulk of the cargo business is routed through Frankfurt Airport. Lufthansa Cargo is a wholly owned Lufthansa subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Lufthansa Group’s logistics specialist.