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Luxembourg, 25 October 2021
Cargolux launches SAF program

Luxembourg, 25 October 2021 – Cargolux is pleased to announce the launch of its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) program. The introduction of SAF in the airline’s services takes Cargolux's sustainability engagement one step further, cementing the company's commitment to decarbonizing its operations. 

This new milestone is an additional step in the company’s endeavor to reduce CO2 emissions and lays the foundation for a customer sustainability program, that will offer more sustainable options for their transportation requirements.

“Our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility is intrinsic to our business model and the introduction of SAF in our operation is a significant step forward for Cargolux. We are pleased to be part of an industry-wide initiative to make our business, our industry and our world more sustainable”, says Richard Forson, President & CEO. 

The airline aims to being carbon neutral by 2050 and has preemptively acted to be fully compliant with upcoming proposed European regulations and offsetting schemes. In the context of the COP26 conference and its commitment to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C, Cargolux is proud to play its part in the collective effort to achieve this goal. 

Cargolux will continue to build on this initial step and include increasing options to promote sustainable operations and practices. The initiatives will build on the company’s CSR commitments that encompass a wide range of action areas, especially the environment.

 

About Cargolux Airlines International

Cargolux, based in Luxembourg, is Europe’s leading all-cargo airline operating a fleet of 30 Boeing 747-8 freighters and Boeing 747-400 freighters. The Cargolux worldwide network covers over 75 destinations on scheduled all-cargo flights and offers full and part-charter services. The company has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries and operates an extensive global trucking network to more than 250 destinations. With 50 years of experience in the air cargo industry and an extensive product portfolio, Cargolux provides tailored transport solutions for all types of shipments. As a responsible cargo carrier, Cargolux has developed a solid CSR program encompassing Environmental, Social, and Governance principles. The Cargolux Group employs over 2,400 staff members worldwide.

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Moa Sigurdardottir

Head of Corporate Communications & CSR

moa.sigurdardottir@cargolux.com

Phone: +352 4211 3635

www.cargolux.com