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Luxembourg, 29 November 2017
Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines sign cooperation agreement

Cargolux is pleased to announce that it signed a cooperation agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) today that allows both partners access to each other’s capacity through code-share and space swap agreements. Cargolux now has access to NCA’s flights from Frankfurt Hahn to Tokyo (Narita) while NCA has access to Cargolux’s flights from Luxembourg to Narita. This is a major milestone in Cargolux’s operations to Japan, which, traditionally, has been an important market for Cargolux.

Luxembourg, 26 October 2017
Cargolux partners with SkyCell

Cargolux and SkyCell have teamed up in a global container rental partnership to offer Cargolux’s pharma customers an enhanced service with SkyCell’s temperature controlled containers. SkyCell is a Swiss-based, award-winning provider of temperature-controlled container solutions with a special focus on emerging markets and sustainability and with one overriding goal: producing the safest container on the market.

Luxembourg, 19 October 2017
Cargolux passes ‘Enhanced IOSA’ audit with exceptionally good result

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. today announced that the airline has passed its sixth IOSA audit with an exceptionally good result. The IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) program is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline.

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.