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Media Release Cargolux adds Dallas to network portfolio Luxembourg, 19 March 2013. Cargolux Airlines International S.A. today announced that it will introduce a new air cargo service to Dallas/Fort Worth on 20 March. The twice-weekly operation is flown with Cargolux’s new 747-8 freighters, offering customers the fastest and most economical connection possible. The inaugural flight, as well as all following flights on Wednesdays, are routed via Baku and Hong Kong and return to Luxembourg after touching down in Dallas/Fort Worth. Offering increased network reach to customers, this service expands the airline’s Trans-Pacific services with a new product and satisfies the demand for electronic components and IT-related commodities from Asia to Texas. Cargolux’s three other Trans-Pacific flights from Asia connect to Chicago and New York. The second weekly service to Dallas operates on Saturdays and is routed via Mexico, consequently allowing Cargolux to serve this destination five times a week. The return flight connects Dallas directly to Luxembourg. This second service starts on 23 March 2013.
About Cargolux Airlines International Cargolux, based in Luxembourg, is Europe’s largest all-cargo airline and launch customer for the new generation Boeing 747-8 freighter. The company currently operates a modern fleet of 7 Boeing 747-8 freighters and 11 Boeing 747-400 freighters. The Cargolux worldwide network covers 90 destinations, 60 of which are served on scheduled all-cargo flights. The company has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries, and also offers an extensive global trucking network to more than 250 destinations as well as charter and aircraft maintenance services. Cargolux employs over 1,500 staff worldwide.