July 29 - Cargolux has operated the first B747-8 freighter flight into Tan Son Nhat International airport, Ho Chin Minh City, Vietnam, following its first revenue generating B747-8F flight into Noi Ba International airport, Hanoi, Vietnam, in March, which

"A lot of production is moving to Vietnam and the country shows great determination in boosting its trade by approving its airports for 747-8 operations," commented Richard Forson, Cargolux interim president and ceo. "We are happy to now be able to offer advanced 747-8 freighter services to all Cargolux destinations in Vietnam, a market that is of significant commercial importance to us," he added.