Notification - change in Lufthansa Cargo process

eAWB open for AVI & AVP
Live Animals (AVI, AVP)

Effective 01 November 2021, Live Animals can be booked and shipped as eFreight. With this step Lufthansa Cargo no longer has a product-exclusion for eAWB.  The well known and long-implemented eAWB processes apply. eAWB Single Process is valid regardless of destination. Any at destination-required paper-AWB will be reprinted by Lufthansa Cargo.  In addition and also effective 01 November 2021, a new LH Shipper’s Certificate for Live Animals will be valid with the begin of eAWB for Live Animal shipments. 

The new LH Shipper’s Certificate is mandatory for all Live Animals shipments. The old version will no longer be accepted. 


Please, book eAWB, transmit correct AWB data via FWB messaging or Lufthansa Cargo’s eAWB data capture and do not deliver Paper-AWB to LH Cargo anymore.

  • Potential delay
01. November, 2021
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Overview of process changes