Frankfurt cargo up in May

Frankfurt cargo up in May

Cargo at Frankfurt Airport, continental Europe's largest passenger and cargo hub, was up 18.2 percent in May from the same month last year to 147,315 metric tons, German airport operator Fraport said on Tuesday.

The company had given preliminary figures for May at its annual general meeting earlier this month, which showed passengers up 11 percent and cargo up 16 percent.

Passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport rose 12 percent in May from the same month last year to 4.4 million,