October 1 - Cargolux Airlines International has added the 11th Boeing 747-8 freighter to its fleet.

The latest addition to Cargolux's B747-8 fleet has been named City of Zhengzhou in honour of the airline's partnership with its Chinese shareholder HNCA, and its recently established Chinese hub in Zhengzhou.

"Our new City of Zhengzhou will help us to strengthen our services between Luxembourg and the province of Henan," says Cargolux president and ceo, Dirk Reich.

"In addition to the economic, operational and environmental advantages that the aircraft brings, we can also boost our traffic and revenues in cooperation with our Chinese partners, while customers benefit from the efficient and fast services we can offer," he added.

Cargolux plans to increase its 747-8F flights between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou to multiple daily connections.