ACE: Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines pen strategic partnership MOU

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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.