Siegfried Koehler was selected as a recipient of The International Air Cargo Association's 2002 Hall of Fame Award in recognition of his initiating the first separate all-cargo airline for a scheduled carrier (LH) and the introduction of the first B747 freighter. His efforts have helped propel the air cargo industry to one of the most important in the world.
Mr. Koehler was credited with having started the evolution of Lufthansa Cargo to what it is today, as well as starting and managing the German Cargo Services considered the charter arm of Lufthansa.
He founded the ACD German Air Cargo Club and was elected chairman of the Cargo Committee BAR Germany.
Mr. Koehler was a frequent speaker and teacher at various seminars as well as universities in