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Luxembourg, 10 October 2017
Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux announce codeshare partnership

Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo have announced that they will be entering into a codeshare partnership for air cargo transportation. The agreement was signed in Dubai by Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo and Richard Forson, President & CEO Cargolux Airlines in the presence of François Bausch, Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, Luxembourg.

Luxembourg, 03 October 2017
Cargolux flies high-value horses to Ashgabat

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has safely flown a shipment of high-value horses from Luxembourg to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan in mid-September, working in cooperation with Peden Bloodstock, a charterer specialized in horse transportation. The horses participated in the Equestrian Jumping competition at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. The games, which were awarded to Ashgabat by the Olympic Council of Asia in 2010, involved 6,000 athletes and officials from 65 teams. Equestrian Jumping was introduced as an Olympic sport at the Paris 1900 Games.

Luxembourg, 29 September 2017
Europe’s premier cargo airline deepens relations with Chinese banks

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. took part in a finance mission to China during September 2017 that was led by Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance, and organized by Luxembourg for Finance.

Luxembourg, 27 September 2017
Cargolux wins Best Freighter Operator Award

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. was named Best Freighter Operator by Freighters World, a quarterly trade magazine issued by the publishers of UK’s Air Cargo News. Cargolux accepted the award from Roger Hailey, Editor of Air Cargo News and Freighters World, during an awards dinner at the 17th Freighter World conference in Chicago.

Luxembourg, 14 September 2017
Cargolux moves Dubai handling to Emirates

All Cargolux flights to and from Dubai World Central (DWC) are handled by Emirates SkyCargo since early September 2017. This move follows the cooperation agreement that the Luxembourg-based carrier signed with Emirates SkyCargo in May 2017. Emirates’ cargo flights to Luxembourg are already handled by Cargolux’s partner Luxair Cargo.

Luxembourg, 28 August 2017
Cargolux grows market presence in Africa

Cargolux Airlines is set to introduce two new destinations in Africa, Douala in Cameroon and Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Services to Lubumbashi will begin on 15 September while Douala is served as of 3 October.

Luxembourg, 10 August 2017
Launch of new Cargolux headquarters building

Cargolux Airlines and lux-Airport have launched the active phase of the airlines new headquarters building at Luxembourg. The building on the municipal territory of Sandweiler will be located adjacent to Cargolux’s maintenance hangar, to which it is connected by a glass bridge, and offers room for the company’s administrative staff with parking spaces. The airline’s training organization, including crew training and its two Boeing 747 simulators, will also be located there.

Luxembourg, 05 July 2017
Cargolux adds Quito to its network

Cargolux Airlines has inaugurated scheduled all-cargo services to Quito on 2 July 2017. All four weekly Cargolux flights, that originate in Luxembourg and operate through Curitiba, Viracopos and Mexico before arrival in Quito, connect Ecuador’s capital to Amsterdam, Luxembourg and beyond. The direct services from Quito offer Cargolux customers an improved product and logistics set‑up with scheduled all cargo flights. 

Luxembourg, 03 July 2017
Cargolux named ‘Best Green Airline’

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. was honored with the ‘Best Green Airline’ award at the Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards ceremony, held in Singapore on 29 June 2017. The annual awards are organized and hosted by Asia Cargo News, recognize leading service providers including air and shipping lines, airports and seaports and logistics, 3PLs and other associated industry professionals.

Luxembourg, 30 June 2017
Cargolux expands service between China and the United States

Cargolux Airlines adds Atlanta to its destinations served from Zhengzhou, China (CGO). The North American city becomes the second destination, after Chicago, to receive direct connections to and from Cargolux’s Chinese hub.