Frankfurt attributes cargo slowdown to strikes, Easter

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 the Vereinigung Cockpit pilots’ union resulted […]
  • May 13, 2014

Lufthansa eyes growth amid challenges

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,” Andreas Otto, member of the […]
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  • January 31, 2014
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