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Frankfurt attributes cargo slowdown to strikes, Easter

Frankfurt attributes cargo slowdown to strikes, Easter

May 13, 2014 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

Frankfurt Airport’s cargo volumes edged down by 1.2 percent year over year to 171,909 tonnes during April.  Fraport AG said this was due to the strike-related reduction in shipping capacities. In April, a strike by Lufthansa ground staff led to about 950 flight cancellations, and a three-day walkout by theRead More

Lufthansa eyes growth amid challenges

Lufthansa eyes growth amid challenges

January 31, 2014 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

The airfreight market may be on the up again, but this is not a time to be operating freighters out of Europe – unless, perhaps, you are Lufthansa Cargo. Lufthansa received its first freighter in 13 years, a Boeing 777F, in November 2013 – “a very emotional moment for us,”Read More