23 Diteli 2019

Cargolux passes 7th IOSA audit with flying colors

Cargolux Airlines International S.A. is pleased to announce that it has passed its seventh IOSA audit with exceptionally good results. The IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) program is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline.

As a member of IATA, Cargolux is required to pass an initial IOSA audit and subsequent renewal audits every two years. This ensures a constant enhancement of aviation safety and is recognized by insurers and several aviation authorities across the world. During the week-long renewal audit, five IOSA representatives assessed Cargolux on approximately 900 different standards.

“This fantastic result is the reflection of Cargolux’s commitment to high standards, and the efforts invested by the teams to continuously monitor and enhance procedures.” explains Joeri Meeûs, Director Quality & Compliance Monitoring. “After years of mobilizing teams and preparing the audits ahead of time, we have decided to adopt a smoother and more seamless approach. Since the last assessment, we have worked hard to integrate IOSA requirements into our daily processes to facilitate the audits, and ensure best practices are upheld throughout the year.”

The company’s outstanding achievement is the latest testament to the company’s effort to promote safety and compliance throughout the organization. Cargolux continuously monitors and assesses its procedures and policies to ensure quality service for its stakeholders. As an airline with a global network, it is crucial for Cargolux to maintain safety as its top priority. These results serve as an important pillar of our ongoing journey towards increased safety and transparency.


About Cargolux Airlines International

Cargolux, based in Luxembourg, is Europe’s leading all-cargo airline operating a fleet of 30 Boeing 747-8 freighters and Boeing 747-400 freighters. As a future-geared airline, Cargolux also has 10 efficient Boeing 777-8F on order to replace its ageing 747-400 aircraft. The Cargolux worldwide network covers over 75 destinations on scheduled all-cargo flights and offers full and part-charter services. The company has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries and operates an extensive global trucking network to more than 250 destinations. With over 50 years of experience in the air cargo industry and an extensive product portfolio, Cargolux provides tailored transport solutions for all types of shipments. The Cargolux Group also offers aerial firefighting services through its dedicated unit Aquarius Aerial Firefighting. As a responsible cargo carrier, Cargolux has developed a solid Sustainability program encompassing Environmental, Social, and Governance principles. The Cargolux Group employs close to 2,500 staff members worldwide.

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