Notification - change in Lufthansa Cargo process

Goods Description for Aircraft Parts --- copy ---
Aircraft and Helicopter Parts

For the commodities aircraft/helicopter parts and engines the goods description on the AWB and in the FWB/FHL must explicitly specify if the aircraft or helicopter parts (and engines) are for a civil or military use.

In the case of military use the additional statement "Not subject to relevant war weapons control rules” must be included. 

Non-specification will lead to non-acceptance of the shipment.




Please ensure that the correct description (and supplement if applicalbe) is provided on the AWB; in the FWB/FHL. 


  • Increased waiting times in the export acceptance process
  • No acceptance of shipments
06. September, 2021
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Overview of process changes