Cargolux Airlines International S.A.

In a world of increasingly complex logistics requirements, Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has established itself as a leading provider of reliable, high-quality air cargo services. Founded in Luxembourg in 1970, the company has developed into Europe’s largest all-cargo airline, operating a steadily expanding fleet of efficient, purpose-built Boeing 747-8 and 747-400 freighters. Cargolux uses its modern fleet and a number of trucking contractors to move valuable and time-sensitive commodities on its worldwide network that covers some 90 destinations with more than 85 offices in over 50 countries. In more than 45 years of operations, Cargolux has become an expert in handling a variety of delicate types of shipments. Live animals, perishables, temperature-sensitive shipments and outsize freight benefit from the experienced Cargolux touch. Its highly trained and dedicated staff guarantees efficient handling and instant cargo solutions that perfectly fit customer requirements. Cargolux is a member of the Association of European Airlines (AEA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). For more information, visit www.cargolux.com.


    Cargolux is Europe’s biggest all-cargo airline with a fleet of modern Boeing 747-400 and 747-8 freighters. The company was launch customer and the world’s first operator of both aircraft types and uses its modern fleet and a number of trucking contractors to move valuable and time-sensitive commodities on its worldwide network that covers some 90 destinations. Cargolux has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries. Its shareholders today are Luxair (35.1%), HNCA (35%), BCEE (10.91%), SNCI (10.67%) and the Luxembourg State (8.32%).

    Cargolux has established itself as a high-quality, reliable air cargo carrier. Live animals, perishables or outsized freight benefit from Cargolux’s proven expertise. Its highly trained and dedicated staff guarantees the best possible handling of its customers’ shipments. 

    Cargolux also offers third-party maintenance services at its modern two-bay maintenance hangar in Luxembourg. The company is specialized in 747 line and hangar maintenance up to and including C-Checks. It also offers a range of specialized maintenance services and holds approvals for other aircraft types, including the 737, 757, 767 and 777. 

    Over the years, innovative concepts and the constant drive for quality have earned Cargolux a number of awards, including the ‘Best All Cargo Airline’ award that the company received for four consecutive years by the readers of the trade magazine Air Cargo News in recognition of the its exemplary role as a first class provider of air cargo services to the industry. 

    Cargolux is a member of the association of European airlines (AEA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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