Cargolux Airlines has added Atlanta in the US to its destinations served from its Zhengzhou (CGO) hub in China.
The North American city becomes the second destination, after Chicago, to receive direct connections to and from Cargolux’s Chinese hub.
The service from CGO to Atlanta, in combination with Chicago, on its flight CV9765 that originates and ends in Luxembourg.
In addition, Cargolux connects Zhengzhou and Chicago with direct flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Cargolux says the two additional China – US services cement its strong position in China and on transpacific trade lanes and demand on Zhengzhou flights is exceptionally strong, fuelled in part by growth in e-commerce.
Demand from Asia to the Americas is also boosted by growing markets in Brazil and Mexico that are mainly served via North America.
With the new flights, Cargolux explains its is able to offer additional capacity to and from China and give shippers in the US more reliable and fast connections to Chinese producers and consumers.
Cargolux operate a fleet of 14 Boeing 747-8 Freighters and 12 Boeing 747-400 Freighters.