Lufthansa Cargo will begin transferring its Asian hub operation from Astana to Krasnoyarsk on June 1 with the first flight from Tokyo Narita to Frankfurt via Krasnoyark. From August, LHC will operate 22 weekly flights to and from Europe out of KJA. It said the new routing cuts flying time by an average of 12 min., saving up to 2,000 tons of fuel annually (ATWOnline, March 24, 2008).

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