Luxembourg, 29 June 2016 – True to its pioneering spirit, Cargolux Airlines became the first airline worldwide to be honored with the Lean & Green award. The airline was recognized for its commitment to improve its carbon efficiency by 10% within five years, joining Lean & Green, Europe’s leading community for sustainable logistics. Lean & Green Europe combines corporate responsibility for reducing footprints with continuous improvement of operational performance and value for customers.
“Since its beginnings in 1970, Cargolux Airlines is known as a pioneer in the airfreight industry, constantly exploring new markets; new, innovative products and new ways of pushing the boundaries of this industry,” says Dirk Reich, President & CEO of Cargolux Airlines. “Now, true to its pioneering spirit, Cargolux is the first airline worldwide to achieve the Lean & Green award. As the Global Cargo Carrier of Choice, we are very proud to lead the field once more and hope we can encourage others in our industry to follow. Our customers and logistics partners, the major forwarders of this world, are well aware of the Lean & Green program and appreciate our efforts. Being Lean & Green certainly gives Cargolux a competitive advantage and underlines our commitment to always deliver the highest service excellence.”