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Fraport cargo traffic strong despite dips in pax numbers

Fraport cargo traffic strong despite dips in pax numbers

August 5, 2016 at 4:40 pm 0 comments

Fraport, which operates Frankfurt Airport, and owns a 50 percent stake in Turkey’s Antalya Airport, among others, missed its passenger targets in the second quarter of 2016, but it still registered an uptick in its cargo over the same period. At Frankfurt, Q2 cargo increased by 2.3 percent, year-over-year, toRead More

Frankfurt Airport builds on momentum

Frankfurt Airport builds on momentum

May 5, 2016 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

The introduction of a curfew that banned freighter flights during the night could not knock Frankfurt airport off its perch as Europe’s top gateway for air cargo, despite dire warnings that this would cripple the airport and send cargo to other European hubs. Nor can a decline in in cargoRead More

China Airlines renews Fraport contract

China Airlines renews Fraport contract

November 18, 2015 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

China Airlines and Fraport Cargo Services have renewed their cargo handling agreement at Frankfurt Airport, carrying on a partnership of more than 20 years. China Airlines is the only airline flying nonstop from Germany to Taipei, and it plans to expand to daily service in June 2016. Fraport Cargo Services,Read More

AMTES granted maintenance contract on An-124s

AMTES granted maintenance contract on An-124s

September 17, 2015 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

AMTES, a subsidiary of the Volga-Dnepr Technics subgroup, was issued a part 145 certificate by the Interstate Aviation Committee, which extends its maintenance and repair (MRO) capabilities for the An-124 freighters. The certificate allows AMTES to complete service on An-124s. As a result, AMTES now holds all of the necessary certificatesRead More

Frankfurt cargo handle dips in first half

Frankfurt cargo handle dips in first half

July 13, 2015 at 10:49 pm 0 comments

In spite of a strong first quarter, Frankfurt Airport’s airfreight and air mail throughput for the first half of the year, declined by 1.8 percent, year-over-year, to about 1.04 million tonnes. In June, cargo throughput dropped by 2.5 percent, y-o-y, to 173,984 metric tonnes. Lufthansa Cargo, the airport’s largest cargoRead More

WFS to buy majority stake in Fraport Cargo

WFS to buy majority stake in Fraport Cargo

July 8, 2015 at 8:34 pm 0 comments

When Platinum Equity purchased Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) last month, its intention was to grow and expand in the European market and elsewhere in the world. Now, WFS has signed an agreement to acquire 51 percent of Fraport Cargo Services (FCS), the cargo handling service at Frankfurt Airport for theRead More

Fraport Cargo keeps Adria under contract

Fraport Cargo keeps Adria under contract

May 28, 2015 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

Adria Airways, Slovenia’s national airline, extended its cargo-handling contract with Fraport Cargo Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of airport management company Fraport AG. The cargo service will continue to be responsible for all of Adria’s freight-handling operations at Frankfurt Airport. The partnership between Ljubljana-based Adria Airways and FCS started inRead More

Lufthansa delays new cargo center in Frankfurt

Lufthansa delays new cargo center in Frankfurt

April 29, 2015 at 9:38 pm 0 comments

Saying the carrier needed to prioritize capital investment in other directions, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said that a new cargo handling center, which was to be constructed at Frankfurt Airport, will be delayed for at least two years. Addressing a general meeting of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Spohr said investment inRead More