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ACE: Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines pen strategic partnership MOU

ACE: Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines pen strategic partnership MOU

Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together operationally as part of a strategic partnership.

The MOU was penned at air cargo europe in Munich today and will see the two carriers work together to utilise aircraft capacity. Emirates SkyCargo will utilise capacity on the Boeing 747F aircraft from Cargolux – to service customers with heavy/outsized cargo.

Both will carriers will also further develop block space and interline agreements for use on each other’s networks permitting access to capacity on routes where they do not operate.

As part of the MOU Emirates SkyCargo will also start a freighter service from Dubai World Central to Luxembourg Airport in June with cargo being handled at the same facility in Luxembourg.

Cargolux will also increase the frequency of freighters to DWC from its current three times a week to facilitate better connectivity between the two hubs.

The carriers say handling cooperation at both hubs to enable seamless movement of cargo between the two operators.

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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.

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