Lufthansa Cargo said Friday that it will ground two MD-11 freighters based at Leipzig/Halle and park two more aircraft at Frankfurt. The FRA pair will not fly but will be maintained so that they may resume operations immediately if demand dictates. "This reduction equals about 20% of the total capacity of our 19 MD-11F strong fleet. We transferred the [two] aircraft to Leipzig because we got a good offer from the airport [for long-term parking]," an LH spokesperson confirmed to ATWOnline. ...

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