Published on June 10th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer


Cargolux Starts New Service to Shannon

Cargolux has officially announced the start of a new service to Shannon, as the latest addition to its global network. The inaugural flight landed in Shannon on the 9th of June direct from Seattle. The weekly frequency is routed Los Angeles-Seattle-Shannon-Luxembourg, bolstering the airline’s transatlantic services. The introduction of Shannon is an opportunity for Cargolux to meet growing customer demand and expand its presence in Ireland and the UK. Cargolux has been operating ad hoc flights into Shannon for several years and this regular service cements the airline’s commitment to business in the region. This additional gateway in Europe offers commercial opportunities for the airline’s overseas customers.

Commenting on the new service, the Executive Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at Cargolux, Domenico Ceci said, “This new frequency is a welcome development for Cargolux to connect with its global customers and expand services in the area. Shannon is a thriving commercial gateway, and we look forward to building our partnerships in the region.”

The arrival of the first Cargolux Boeing 747-8F from Seattle into Shannon on Thursday. Malcolm Nason

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 close to 2,500 staff members worldwide.

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