Cargolux has achieved an all-time record performance in block hours, cycles and tonnage during November 2014. Block hours have exceeded 10,000 hours a month for the first time in the company’s history and reached 10,224 hours, 8.7 per cent higher than in November 2013. The Cargolux fleet of 22 747-8F and 747-400F flew 1,766 cycles, another all- time high for the airline.
During November, Cargolux carried 76,504 tonnes of freight, again more than in any other month in its history and 3.1 per cent higher than November 2013. For the 11 months to November 2014, Cargolux grew its tonnage by 10.5 per cent against the same period in 2013.
The airline also recorded a continuously high daily aircraft utilisation rate at 15.52 hours per day for its fleet, one of the highest utilisation rates in the industry, if not the highest.