Emirates SkyCargo Commences Freighter Service to Luxembourg
A Monitor Report 14 Jun, 2017  |
: Emirates SkyCargo, the world’s largest international cargo airline, has operated the first of its scheduled weekly freighter service to Luxembourg on 12 June 2017. Emirates SkyCargo’s freighter operation between Luxembourg and Dubai World Central is one of the first steps in the implementation of the strategic operational partnership between Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines announced in May this year.
Emirates SkyCargo will operate its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft on this route every Monday, providing a total cargo capacity of over 100 tonnes.
The strategic partnership between Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux allows for customers of both carriers to access a wider range of destinations and services through block space and interline agreements between the two players. Emirates SkyCargo’s new freighter service facilitates increased connectivity between Cargolux’s hub at Luxembourg and Emirates SkyCargo’s hub- Dubai World Central at Dubai. Cargolux presently operates thrice weekly freighter service to Dubai World Central.
Emirates SkyCargo’s global network of over 150 destinations in more than 80 countries across six continents. Cargolux, based in Luxembourg, is Europe’s leading all-cargo airline with a modern and efficient fleet composed of 14 Boeing 747-8 freighters and 12 Boeing 747-400 freighters. The Cargolux worldwide network covers 90 destinations.