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Malpensa cargo volumes keep growing

Malpensa cargo volumes keep growing, with more than 110 weekly all-cargo services, marking +11% since the beginning of the year – Cargolux and Cargolux Italia carry the 19% of Malpensa freight volumes – The airline’s worldwide network covers 90 destinations, some 70 of which are served on scheduled all-cargo flights

Boeing 747-8F – Milan Malpensa, August 2016

Cargolux Boeing 747-8F LX-VCB (cn 35806) landing on runway 35R at Milan Malpensa – © MXPhotos

About Cargolux Airlines International

Cargolux, based in Luxembourg, is Europe’s leading all-cargo airline with a modern and efficient fleet composed of 14 Boeing 747-8 freighters and 13 Boeing 747-400 freighters. The Cargolux worldwide network covers 90 destinations, some 70 of which are served on scheduled all-cargo flights. The company has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries, and operates an extensive global trucking network to more than 250 destinations as well as full and part-charter services. Cargolux also offers third-party maintenance at its modern two-bay maintenance hangar in Luxembourg. The company is specialized in B747 line and hangar maintenance up to and including C-Checks. It offers a range of specialized maintenance services and holds line maintenance approval for 777 aircraft. The Cargolux Group employs close to 1,900 staff worldwide.

(Cargolux Press Office – MXPhotos)

Austrian Airlines Fokker 100 “Austrian says goodbye Fokker 1988 – 2017″ at Milan Malpensa

Last 9th October, Milan Malpensa Airport hosted the last Austrian Airlines Fokker aircraft wearing a special sticker to celebrate 29 years of cooperation with the Dutch aircraft manufacturer – The Fokker 100 OE-LVE (cn 11499) “Zagreb” will be in service with the Austrian carrier until the end of 2017

Fokker 100 – Milan Malpensa, October 2017

Austrian Airlines Fokker 100 OE-LVE (cn 11499) “Zagreb” wearing the “Austrian says goodbye Fokker 1988 – 2017″ sticker taxiing to runway 35R at Milan Malpensa – © MXPhotos

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Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at Milan Malpensa

Last 28th July, Uzbekistan Airways operated the evening service HY255/256 from Tashkent with its new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner – The aircraft was delivered in the autumn of 2016 – The current B787 fleet consists of 2 aircraft

Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner – Milan Malpensa, July 2017

Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner UK78702 (cn 38364/495) on short final to runway 35L at Milan Malpensa – © MXPhotos

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Alba Star presents its new Boeing 737-800 wearing a revised paint scheme

Last 22nd June at Milan Malpensa, Alba Star presented its new Boeing 737-800 wearing a revised paint scheme – A touch of green on the aircraft and on the crew uniforms (photo 1photo 2) marks the new corporate identity

Boeing 737-800 – Milan Malpensa, June 2017

Alba Star Boeing 737-800 EI-IAS (cn 27992/523) “Eden” at Milan Malpensa – The green coat of paint on the tail cone adds a touch of newness still maintaining the original stylised tail logo – © MXPhotos

Alba Star - Boeing 737-800

Economy Class seats – Alba Star new Boeing 737-800 features 189 seats in a single-class configuration -The cabin has six seats for each row in a 3-3 layout – © MXPhotos

Alba Star - Boeing 737-800

The crew posing in the new Boeing 737 Next-Generation (NG) Flight Deck – In the B737 NG Flight Deck, the larger Primary Flight Display and Navigation Display are side by side – The flat panel displays are lighter, more reliable and consume less power than CRTs – The overhead panel is virtually the same since the earlier versions apart from digital AC/DC metering panel and digital Cabin Pressure Control System – © MXPhotos

(MXPhotos)

SWISS Bombardier CS300 at Milan Malpensa

Last 7th June, SWISS operated the morning service LX1612/1613 from Zurich with the airline’s first Bombardier CS300 – Bombardier C Series aircraft will replace the Avro RJ100s – SWISS is the first airline to operate both CS100s (8 aircraft) and CS300s (1 aircraft)

Bombardier C Series CS300 – Milan Malpensa, June 2017

SWISS Bombardier CS300 HB-JCA (cn 55010) approaching stand 610 at Milan Malpensa – © MXPhotos

MXPhotos would like to thank Mrs Renata Frigo, SWISS Communication and PR, and Mr Stefano Mazzola, SWISS Station Manager, for their cooperation.

(MXPhotos)