Cargolux and Panalpina win quality competition

Cargolux and Panalpina have won the first stage of Cargo iQ’s ‘Q Rally’ competition for their work to boost data quality and performance at Luxembourg Airport The initiative by the Cargo iQ initiative challenges members to work together to collect data to improve quality in the industry and to create tangible benefits for their organizations. Cargolux and Panalpina, two of 14 members taking part in the first challenge, identified that Ready ... [+]

Cargolux to swap space with Nippon Cargo

Cargolux has signed a space-swap deal with Japan's Nippon Cargo Airlines. It gives the Luxembourg carrier access to NCA’s flights from Frankfurt-Hahn to Tokyo (Narita) and NCA has access to Cargolux flights from Luxembourg to Narita. [+]

Cargolux comes to Quito

Cargolux Airlines has added Quito to its all-cargo network with a four times a week flight originating in Luxembourg and and returning to Europe via Amsterdam. Cargolux’s direct flights from South and Central America to Amsterdam were introduced in 2016 to serve the perishable and flower markets. [+]

Emirates flies first Luxembourg freighter

Emirates SkyCargo operated the first of its scheduled weekly freighter service to Luxembourg on 12 June as part of its strategic operational partnership with Cargolux Airlines announced in May. Emirates SkyCargo will use its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft on this route providing a total cargo capacity of over 100 tonnes. [+]

Cargolux China venture gets off the ground

Cargolux has formally signed its joint venture to create a cargo airline with a Chinese operating licence. Three quarters of the shares in this airline will be held by HNCA, the Henan Airport Group and the Xinggang Investment Group Company. Cargolux will hold the remaining 25%.  Henan Cargo Airlines plans ... [+]

Emirates signs ‘groundbreaking’ deal with Cargolux

Emirates SkyCargo has signed a strategic operational partnership with Luxembourg all-cargo carrier Cargolux - described as the first between a mainline airline and a specialised freighter operator. Emirates will get access to Cargolux’s Boeing 747F capacity, which will give it continued access to noseloading planes which can carry heavier cargoes, compared ... [+]

Cargolux chief to join Panalpina

Former Cargolux chief executive Dirk Reich is to join forwarder Panalpina as a new board member. He will succeed Roger Schmid, who will not stand for re-election. Reich, a dual Swiss and German national, has also been a member of the management board of Kuehne and Nagel. [+]

IAG man moves to Cargolux

Former IAG Cargo regional commercial manager Europe Chris Nielen has been appointed sales vice president at all-cargo airline Cargolux. He will be based at the airline’s headquarters in Luxembourg.     [+]

Cargolux accepts freighter no. 26

Cargolux Airlines took delivery of its 14th 747-8 freighter from Boeing at a ceremony in Seattle on 30 September. It brings the total Cargolux fleet to 26 747 freighters, the largest the company has ever operated. The new aircraft was named ‘Spirit of Schengen’, after the EU passport free travel ... [+]

Cargolux adds Puerto Rico flights

All-cargo carrier Cargolux is introducing a new direct flight from Luxembourg to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, on 2 October. The 747-8F leaves Luxembourg every Sunday at 22.15h and arrives in San Juan on Mondays at 1.30h (all times local).The aircraft is ideally suited for perishable and cool chain shipments with its ... [+]

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