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Updated June 27, 2022

  • Joe Breitfeller

Cargolux Inaugurates New Service to Shannon, Ireland

Cargolux has inaugurated new service to Shannon with the first flight landing directly from Seattle on Thursday, June 9, 2022. The weekly frequency will be routed Los Angeles-Seattle-Shannon-Luxembourg.


Cargolux Launches Inaugural Regularly Scheduled Service to Shannon, Ireland on Thursday June 9, 2022 - Courtesy Cargolux

On Friday (June 10, 2022), Cargolux announced the launch of new service to Shannon, Ireland. The inaugural flight flew direct from Seattle to Shannon on Thursday, June 9, 2022, and the weekly frequency will be routed Los Angeles-Seattle-Shannon-Luxembourg, bolstering the carrier’s transatlantic network. Cargolux has been operating ad hoc flights into Shannon for several years and the new service will meet growing customer demand in the British Isles.


In Friday's announcement, Cargolux's Executive Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Domenico Ceci, said,


“This new frequency is a welcome development for Cargolux to connect with its global customers and expand services in the area. Shannon is a thriving commercial gateway, and we look forward to building our partnerships in the region.”


Luxembourg-based Cargolux is Europe’s leading all-cargo airline and operates a fleet of 30 Boeing 747-8 and 747-400 Freighters. The carrier’s worldwide network includes over 75 destinations on scheduled all-cargo and charter flights. Cargolux has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries and also operates an extensive global trucking network that serves more than 250 destinations. The Cargolux Group employs over 2,500 team members worldwide.



Source: Cargolux