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Archives 2015

Milan, 14 October 2015
Cargolux Italia receives Invest In Lombardy Award

Cargolux Italia has received the 2015 Invest In Lombardy – Lombardia International Hub Award at a ceremony on 12 October at the Palazzo di Regione Lombardia in Milan. Pierandrea Galli, Cargolux Italia’s CEO, has accepted the award on behalf of the Cargolux Italia team and the Cargolux Group. The award honors Cargolux Italia’s high value investments in Lombardy over the past years. 

Luxembourg, 07 October 2015
Cargolux Italia introduces Tokyo

Cargolux Italia and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) have entered into a partnership agreement for codeshare cargo flights from Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy, to Kansai International Airport, Japan, and from Malpensa to Narita International Airport, Japan, subject to approvals from the aviation authorities. 

Luxembourg, 01 October 2015
Cargolux passes IOSA renewal audit with exceptionally good result

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. today announced that the airline has passed its fourth IOSA renewal 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, 29 September 2015
Cargolux unveils 45th anniversary livery on its 13th 747-8F

Cargolux Airlines, Europe’s largest all-cargo airline, celebrates its 45th anniversary with a special aircraft livery, created by Belgian cartoonist Philippe Cruyt, that was applied to its 13th 747-8 freighter delivered today. The aircraft, LX-VCM, named ‘City of Redange-sur-Attert’, was handed over at Boeing’s Seattle plant yesterday and arrived in Luxembourg today with a full load of cargo.

Luxembourg, 14 September 2015
Cargolux appoints Christian Thiele as Country Manager Germany

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has appointed Christian Thiele as its new Country Manager Germany; he succeeds Tony McNichol in this role. Mr. Thiele will take over his new position in October.

Luxembourg, 11 August 2015
Oman Air-Cargolux cooperation adds second flight to Chennai

The partnership between Oman Air and Cargolux, launched in April 2015, will be introducing a second frequency to Chennai from 11th August 2015.

Luxembourg, 22 July 2015
Cargolux names new EVP Flight Operations

The Cargolux Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Christopher Holt as the airline’s new Executive Vice President of Flight Operations. He replaces Marcel Funk who earlier this year retired from this position.

Luxembourg, 01 July 2015
Cargolux adds Turkmenbashi to its network

On 29 June 2015, the first Cargolux aircraft touched down at Turkmenbashi Airport in Turkmenistan. With this flight, Cargolux began to operate four weekly flights to Turkmenbashi, two from Luxembourg and two from Hong Kong.

Luxembourg, 19 June 2015
Cargolux and Henan celebrate first anniversary of their partnership

Cargolux Airlines welcomed a Chinese delegation today to celebrate the first anniversary of the partnership between Henan’s HNCA and Cargolux. The prominent delegation consisted of representatives of the Henan government, Zhengzhou airport and HNCA and was led by Mr. Guo Gengmao, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the People’s Congress of Henan Province.

Luxembourg, 17 June 2015
Cargolux live animal product benefits from live animal station extension in Luxembourg

Cargolux’s newly launched CV Alive product is boosted by a significant extension to the animal station at Luxair’s Cargo Center in Luxembourg. The existing facility has seen the addition of fixed stalls while nine collapsible stalls are available on request. This brings the total capacity to 50 stalls.