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Archives 2016

Luxembourg, 06 June 2016
HNCA and Cargolux underline strong cooperation

Further to Cargolux’s statement last week on the matter of Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Co., Ltd. (HNCA) purchasing Hahn Airport, HNCA would like to categorically state that there is no substance to the media reports circulated on this matter and would like to confirm that it has no interest in, or intention of making any such purchase.

Luxembourg, 03 June 2016
HNCA is not acquiring Hahn Airport

Contrary to several media reports that name Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Co., Ltd. (HNCA) as the buyer for Hahn Airport, HNCA has confirmed to Cargolux that it has neither any interest nor intention to participate in the sale of the German airport. News reports indicating anything to the contrary are therefore inaccurate.

Luxembourg, 12 May 2016
Cargolux successfully renews OHSAS 18001 certification for Maintenance & Engineering

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has successfully passed its re-certification audit and thus renewed its Occupational Health and Safety Standard (OHSAS) 18001 certification for successfully implementing an efficient health and safety management system at the airline’s Maintenance & Engineering Division. The certification audit was passed with zero findings.

Luxembourg, 04 May 2016
Cargolux appoints new Executive Vice President Global Logistics

The Cargolux Board of Directors has appointed Lars Syberg as the company’s new Executive Vice President Global Logistics. Mr. Syberg will take over his new position on 6 June 2016, when he takes charge of the company’s ground handling, warehousing and distribution activities.

Luxembourg, 13 April 2016
Cargolux introduces third weekly flight to Ho Chi Minh City

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. introduces a third weekly frequency to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on 14 April 2016. The flight is routed via Doha and leaves Luxembourg on Tuesdays at 8:05 a.m. (all times local). Arrival in Hi Chi Minh City is scheduled for 4 a.m. on Wednesday mornings with departure at 6 a.m. The return flight is routed via Singapore and Baku and arrives in Luxembourg on Wednesdays at 6:55 p.m.

Luxembourg, 23 March 2016
Cargolux outperforms competition in 2015

In its 45th anniversary year and against a background of low yields, continued overcapacity and declining volumes, the Cargolux Group performed extremely well, achieving record levels of tonnage and block hours and ended the year on a net profit after tax of US$ 49 million. The company outperformed not only the market, but also its direct competitors in Europe who, in some cases, retired freighters or reduced their air cargo activities.

Luxembourg, 19 February 2016
Cargolux and Oman Air extended Indian freighter network to Mumbai

As a result of the successful cooperation between Cargolux and Oman Air for cargo flights to Chennai and in the frame of the cooperation agreement signed last year, Cargolux and Oman Air introduce an additional destination in India with two weekly flights to Mumbai, beginning on 8 March 2016.

Luxembourg, 19 February 2016
Cargolux appoints new Regional Manager China

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has appoint Janet Jiang as its new Regional Manager China. Mrs. Jiang took over the responsibilities of her new position in January 2016.

Luxembourg, 18 February 2016
Cargolux adopts EASA FTL ahead of mandatory introduction date

On 24 January 24th 2016 Cargolux introduced the European Aviation Safety Agency’s Flight Time Limitations (EASA FTLs), the new flight and duty time limitations adopted by the European Parliament. The introduction was a first for an airline in Luxembourg and took place ahead of the mandated introduction date on 18 February.

Luxembourg, 17 February 2016
Cargolux expands Brazil network with Rio de Janeiro

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. returns to Rio de Janeiro with a full freighter service starting 4 March 2016. Flight CV7645 leaves Luxembourg on Fridays at 12.00h and arrives in Rio de Janeiro at 23.30h (all times GMT). The flight continues to Viracopos before returning to Europe as CV7656. Arrival in Luxembourg is scheduled for Saturdays at 15.30h.