Cargolux is the world’s 5th largest all-freighter airline, and ranks number 1 in Europe. Its fleet of Boeing 747s – a plane type designed as a freighter from the very beginning – services over 90 destinations. The company handles anything from ordinary cargo to shipments that require attention to detail, special treatment and expert handling.

“We are a very important player in the industry,” says Mr Forson. “This became really evident at the beginning of the COVID pandemic when Cargolux flew in essential supplies that were urgently required, not only to Luxembourg but to many other countries as well.”

Luxembourg has a very high quality of life, and I would really encourage people to come to live and work here.

The South African truly enjoys life in Luxembourg. “I enjoy specifically the winter conditions, as I don’t like the heat! Having worked in the Middle East previously, this is a much more comfortable living environment. Luxembourg has a very high quality of life, and I would really encourage people to come to live and work here.”

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