CV alive

Cargolux is strongly committed to animal welfare. Dedicated veterinary stations, customized transport conditions and temperature-regulated aircraft ensure the best care for all species.

From priceless thoroughbreds, international-caliber polo horses, and beluga whales, to your favorite pet, Cargolux offers them just as much care as you would.

 

Safeguarding your animals' welfare

Our expertise

Personnel specially trained in animal handling.

Enhanced flexibility

Shorter Latest Acceptance Time compared to other products.

Purpose-built facilities

EU-approved border inspection point for swine and state-of-the-art stables for horses, including veterinarian services in the Luxembourg hub.

Excelling at industry standards

Cargolux follows the highest Live Animals Regulations using specifically designed HMC containers accommodating 3 horses. Fresh hay and water is never far away.

More than transportation

Dogs transiting through Luxembourg can unwind in an attended closed dedicated area of the Live Animals station while their kennels are cleaned. Pets can also be fed upon request.

Providing for the horse attendants

Groom accommodation available in Luxembourg and spacious upper deck seating.

Cargo is our main business

Utilizing our B747 fleet adapted to transport live animals in desired temperature range.

Sanitary precautions

Moving live animals directly from aircraft to pens to avoid contamination.

You name it, we fly it!

Cargolux regularly handles requests for customized shipments of a variety of commodities, and teams are available to discuss your special needs.

The Luxembourg Cargo Center live animal facility which can accommodate up to 49 horses simultaneously is staffed by a dedicated and experienced personnel available around-the-clock. The veterinary station is fully EU certified.
Christian Theis, Manager, Global Product Managment

Applicable services

  • Planned for a specific flight
  • Valid for all products
  • Minimum chargeable weight per shipment: 45 kg
  • Airport to airport service
  • Real-time status update
  • Guaranteed access to capacity
  • Valid for all products
  • Minimum chargeable weight per shipment: 250 kg
  • Airport to airport service
  • Real-time status update (track and trace)
  • Guaranteed access to capacity
  • Valid for all products
  • Minimum chargeable weight per shipment: 1650 kg
  • Airport to airport service
  • Real-time status update (track and trace)
  • Reduced cut-off time up to 30 minutes

*All Cargolux products & services are also offered by Cargolux Italia