Luxair beating adversity through diversity

With a variety of revenue streams, Luxair Group has maintained an impressive growth record in recent years. Bernie Baldwin discovers how the Luxembourg-based company has succeeded even as competition has grown in the markets it serves.

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The 737 fleet is a mix of 737-700s, such as LX-LGS and 737-800s, with four of each currently in service. Luxair

Steady growth and regular profits for almost 15 years is quite an achievement for any business. Add to that mix a national carrier with no domestic air services and a fleet primarily made up of turboprops, and that statistic becomes even more impressive. The group comprises a scheduled airline (off cially Luxair Luxembourg Airlines but largely referred to as Luxair), a tour operator (Luxair Tours), whose flights are actually operated by Luxair, an airfreight handling agent (Luxair Cargo), plus a ground handling and catering operation (Luxair Services).

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