Release Date: 01 September 2007
Release ID: 1129
Cargolux Airlines International S.A. of Luxembourg, adds a sixth weekly frequency to Mexico City’s Juarez International Airport, starting on 18 October 2007.
The additional flight, CV 8644, is operated every Thursday at 08.50 p.m. out of Luxembourg via New York’s JFK Airport, with arrival in Mexico City on Friday morning at 04.21 a.m. local time. From there, the flight departs as CV 8655 at 06.15 a.m. to Guadalajara, arriving at 07.25 a.m. From Guadalajara, the flight continues at 08.55 a.m. via Houston and Prestwick before returning to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with arrival at 08.30 a.m. on Saturday morning.
The existing five weekly flights, CV7781, CV7783, CV7786, CV7787 and CV7607 are operated out of Luxembourg on Monday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Saturday morning and two flights on Sunday, in the morning and the evening. Arrivals of those flights in Mexico City are on Monday evening, Wednesday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday afternoon, and on Monday morning, with return from Mexico on Tuesday night, Monday morning, and on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday evening.
With this additional service, the company aims to meet the demand for increased capacity, in line with Mexico’s growing economy. At the European end, forwarders welcome this additional flight that will further boost their exports to this region.
Commodities flown to Mexico include mostly general cargo, plus machinery, pharmaceuticals and textiles while out of Mexico, mainly hi-tech items, automotive parts, vehicles, textiles and perishables are transported, feeding into Cargolux’s worldwide network.
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