Frankfurt Airport

18 Apr 2017
European airlines accounted for half of the increase in global air cargo traffic to a five-year high in 2016.
26 Jan 2017
Europe’s cargo airports are outperforming its ocean container ports.
24 Jan 2017
Cathay Pacific has relocated its cargo-handling operations in Frankfurt to Lufthansa Cargo’s terminal at Europe’s biggest air freight hub.
19 Jan 2016
Frankfurt airport, Europe’s largest air cargo hub, saw traffic decrease 2.6 percent year-over-year in 2015, mirroring declines at third- and fourth-ranked Amsterdam Schiphol and London Heathrow.
07 Aug 2015
Frankfurt airport, Europe’s largest air freight hub, posted another monthly decline in traffic in June, tracking slowing growth at its largest customer, Lufthansa Cargo.
08 Jul 2015
One of the world’s largest air cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services has announced plans to acquire a majority stake in the German Fraport Cargo Services, further expanding its reach into the European market.
19 May 2015
Europe’s top air cargo hubs are feeling the impact of a slowing Chinese economy and a fragile recovery in the eurozone with traffic declining, stalling or growing at a snail’s pace in recent months.
21 Apr 2015
Frankfurt airport handled 6.4 percent less freight in March than a year ago as strikes by Lufthansa pilots resulted in the cancellation of intercontinental flights.
15 Jan 2015
Frankfurt airport’s freight traffic increased just 1.7 percent in 2014, lagging growth at its main European rivals, as pilots at Lufthansa, its biggest customer, staged nine strikes through the year.
13 Jan 2015
Lufthansa Cargo is “cautiously optimistic” about its performance in 2015 after filling nearly 70 percent of its capacity in a fiercely competitive market last year, CEO Peter Greber said.
22 Oct 2014
London – Amsterdam and London have closed the gap with Europe’s top freight airports as pilot strikes at Lufthansa and Air France shrunk cargo traffic at their Frankfurt and Paris hubs.
25 Feb 2014
Air freight operators have almost completed their shift of capacity back into China following the Lunar New Year celebrations.
Lufthansa Cargo’s first Boeing 777 freighter is 63.7 meters long with a wingspan of 64.8 meters.
19 Nov 2013
Lufthansa Cargo’s first Boeing 777 freighter will take off from Frankfurt, Germany, tonight, bound for New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, on its first scheduled flight.
12 Aug 2013
In July, Fraport Group’s five majority-owned airports handled 179,500 metric tons of cargo, a drop of 0.6 percent from July 2012.
11 Jul 2013
In June, Fraport Group’s five majority-owned airports handled 205,119 metric tons of cargo, an increase of 1.9 percent from June 2012.
14 May 2013
Fraport, which operates Frankfurt Airport in Germany, handled 174,047 metric tons of cargo, including transit, in April, sliding 0.1 percent from April 2012.
08 May 2013
In the first quarter of 2013, cargo throughput at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport was about 493,000 metric tons, improving by 0.9 percent compared with the first quarter of 2012.
11 Apr 2013
From January to March, Fraport Group’s five majority-owned airports handled 555,737 metric tons of cargo, an increase of 1.7 percent year-over-year.
Etihad freighter.
02 Apr 2013
The latest IATA cargo figures again show the Middle East is the only region posting significant year-on-year traffic growth in a flat lining global market.
15 Jun 2012
Frankfurt airport’s freight traffic slumped 10.3 percent in May from a year ago as Europe’s second largest cargo hub continued to suffer from
03 Apr 2012
Lufthansa Cargo may sell its entire freighter fleet if a court upholds a ban on night flights at Frankfurt airport, the carrier’s chief executive warned.
13 Mar 2012
Frankfurt airport handled 9.1 percent less cargo in February than a year ago as a night flight ban mostly affecting freighter flights and sharply lower Asian traffic weighed on Europe’s second l
12 Mar 2012
A German federal court will begin a hearing tomorrow, March 13, to decide whether to extend a controversial ban on night flights at Frankfurt airport that
14 Feb 2012
Frankfurt airport handled 16.8 percent less freight in January than a year ago as uncertainty over the global economy and a night flight ban continued to weigh on Europe’s second-largest air car
23 Jan 2012
Frankfurt-Hahn airport’s cargo traffic surged 25 percent in 2011 from a year ago, as export shipments at the German airport skyrocketed to an all-time high.
13 Jan 2012
Frankfurt’s air freight volume is falling faster than business at other European airports as the
13 Dec 2011
Frankfurt airport handled 10.8 percent less freight in November than a year ago as Europe’s second largest cargo hub took a double hit from a
31 Oct 2011
As Lufthansa Cargo tells it, the fate of the world’s fourth-largest air freight carrier is hanging in the balance until a court issues a final ruling early next year on a surprise night flight b
20 Oct 2011
Lufthansa Cargo is canceling up to three weekly freighter flights to and from China, re-routing other services through Cologne and re-scheduling North American operations in an emergency response to t
13 Oct 2011
Frankfurt airport in September handled 5.3 percent less freight than a year ago and London Heathrow’s cargo traffic shrunk 3.7 percent, highlighting the accelerating slowdown in the global air c
14 Sep 2011
Frankfurt airport handled 6.8 percent less freight in August than a year ago in the latest sign of the slowdown in the global air cargo market.
23 Aug 2011
Lufthansa is warning that a planned ban on night time flights at Frankfurt airport would allow the Middle East to overtake Europe as a global cargo hub.
12 Jul 2011
Frankfurt airport’s cargo traffic fell 6.4 percent in June from a year ago due mainly to slightly lower Asian shipments.
15 Jun 2011
Frankfurt Airport’s cargo traffic fell 7.9 percent in May from a year ago, but the second monthly decline in three months is the result of a statistical blip.
13 May 2011
Frankfurt Airport boosted cargo traffic 12.8 percent in April from a year ago to an all time high for the month as the German hub benefited from accelerating global trade.