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Cargolux

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
CV
CLX
172
 

Cargolux Boeing 747-8
Cargolux
Luxembourg Airport
2990 Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG

Tel.: +352 4211 1
Fax: +352 435 446
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cargolux.com

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, cargo
Owner: Luxair (43.4%); Luxembourg State (35%); BCEE (10.9%); SNCI (10.7%)
Shareholdings: Cargolux Italia (40%)
Base: Luxembourg (LUX)
Hubs: -
Ops started: September 1970
Cargolux Airlines operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 10 x Boeing 747-400
  • 8 x Boeing 747-8 (+5 planned)
Chief Executive:
COO:
SVP Sales & Marketing:
Richard Forson
Peter van de Pas
Robert van de Weg

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Cargolux Cargolux Airlines International
CV
CLX
Luxembourg Luxembourg 1970-
Originally formed as Salloft by Loftleidir and Sweden's Salén Shipping company (50%). Renamed Cargolux in 1970 when Luxair took a 33.33% stake (reducing Loftleidir shares to 33.33%). Reorganized in 1983. 24.5% stake taken each by Luxair & Lufthansa when Loftleidir ceased trading. Luxair shares reduced to 30.5% by 1997, increased to 34.9% by 2001. Lufthansa's shares sold in 1997 to SAirLogistics, increased to 33.7% by 2001 and transferred in 12/05 to Luxair as owner trustee for all Luxembourgish shareholders of Cargolux. 33.7% stake from Ethihad Airways negociated in 12/2005, acquisition later cancelled. Formed (33.4%) leasing joint-venture Freighter Leasing in 1/07 with HSH Nordbank and 2 other investors (each 22.2%), expecting to transfer 3 747-400F. Luxair share increased to 52.1% in 11/09, with other shareholders split between BCEE (13.1%), SNCI (12.8%), BIP (11.5%), State of Luxembourg (8%), Lux-Advantage (2.2%) and miscellaneous individuals (0.3%). 35% share purchased by Qatar Airways (announced 9/6/11, completed 9/11; purchased 19/12/12 by the Luxembourg government).

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
01-Nov-92
Boeing 747-228F LX-DCV Luxembourg-Findel  (LUX) Luxembourg (LUX)
0
substantial
02-Dec-70
Canadair CL-44J TF-LLG near Dhaka Bangladesh
4+4
w/o