Tag: Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport celebrates year-on-year cargo volume growth for January

Frankfurt Airport celebrates year-on-year cargo volume growth for January

Frankfurt Airport yesterday released its traffic figures for January, welcoming an 8.8 per cent year-on-year increase in cargo volumes compared to the same period in 2023. Last month the German airport recorded more than 154,000 metric tonnes of cargo, noting a "significant rise" compared to Janu...

DHL modernises Frankfurt Airport operations with new air freight centre

DHL modernises Frankfurt Airport operations with new air freight centre

DHL Global Forwarding and Fraport today officially began construction of a new air freight centre at Frankfurt Airport to expand and modernise its operations. Tobias Schmidt, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Europe, and Anke Giesen, Fraport's executive director for retail and real estate, led the cer...

Fraport and DAKOSY partner up to establish new, digital cargo community system

Fraport and software provider DAKOSY have announced a new joint venture to establish, operate and develop its Cargo Community System for air freight transport. The coalition will further develop with 'allivate', a platform which aims to digitalise air cargo processes both at Frankfurt Airport and...

New eCommerce Hub at Frankfurt Airport

At the international trade fair transport logistic 2023 in Munich, the full-service customs agency CB Customs Broker GmbH, a subsidiary of Lufthansa Cargo, today announced a new partnership with the handling expert GEORGI Handling. The aim of the partnership is to further expand the eCommerce bus...

Lufthansa Cargo strengthens eCommerce business at Frankfurt Airport

At the international trade fair transport logistic 2023 in Munich, Lufthansa Cargo AG presented its ambitions for Frankfurt Airport: Frankfurt is to become one of the world's most important e-commerce hubs in the future. Together with its subsidiaries - logistics service provider heyworld and cus...

Frankfurt Airport January 2023 Cargo Figures

Frankfurt Airport is one of the busiest airports in Europe and a hub for air traffic and cargo transport. Despite the efforts of the aviation industry to overcome the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the cargo throughput at Frankfurt Airport continued to decline in January 2023. Acco...

Frankfurt Airport announce a decline in its cargo volumes in 2022

Frankfurt is the most recent airport in Europe to report a drop in cargo traffic in 2017. Cargo traffic at Europe's busiest hub fell by 13.3% annually to 2 million tonnes in 2022. According to airport operator Fraport, the primary causes of this fall were the airspace restrictions brought on b...

Frankfurt Cargo Services launches Dakosy’s Ramp Control System

Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS), the largest independent cargo handler at Frankfurt Airport, has implemented Dakosy’s FAIR@Link digital Ramp Control System to reduce truck waiting times for cargo collections and deliveries. The slot booking tool allows FCS, an affiliate of Worldwide Flight Servi...

Air Menzies International adds Frankfurt Airport to global network

Air Menzies International (AMI), the leading air freight wholesaler, has announced the opening of its new branch at Frankfurt Airport (FRA), as it pursues its growth strategy across Europe. The branch marks AMI’s 24th location, adding to an extensive global network which includes 250 network p...

The last MD-11F leaves Lufthansa Cargo

On Sunday (October 17, 2021), a Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 landed at Frankfurt Airport for the last time. Flight LH8161 from New York (JFK) touched down ahead of schedule at 12:03 p.m. local time on runway 07R. This marked the end of commercial service of the three-engine MD-11F aircraft type at...

Cargo performs strong in record month at Frankfurt Airport

In February 2021, despite passenger decline, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) cargo throughput (airfreight + airmail) rose by 21.7% to 180,725 metric tons despite the ongoing shortage of belly capacity normally provided by passenger aircraft. Thanks to this robust growth, Frankfurt Airport rec...

Frankfurt Cargo Services acknowledges AirBridgeCargo’s contribution during 2020

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled air cargo carrier within Volga-Dnepr Group, has been awarded the Bembel prize which is presented by Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS) every year to acknowledge the best performers in the air cargo industry handled by FCS in Frankfurt airport. The carrier...

Fraport Develops Innovative Data Exchange Platform

Fraport AG is developing an innovative digital data exchange platform for freight handling at Frankfurt Airport. The project is carried out in cooperation with the Freight Unit of the German Customs Office, the Freight Forwarding and Logistics Association of Hesse/Rhineland-Palatinate (SLV), the As...

Alha Group has delivered two CoolBox™ refrigerated dollies to Fraport

Fraport, one of the leading players in the global airport business, has chosen Alha CoolBox™ as a premium solution for pharma / controlled-temperature air cargo operations in Frankfurt. CoolBox is a brand new refrigerated dolly for tarmac transportation that creates a direct connection between...

Fraport Expands Fleet of Temperature-Controlled Transporters at Frankfurt Airport

More capacity for temperature-sensitive transportation of goods between minus 20 and plus 30 degrees Celsius – Fleet of 20 refrigerated transporters now available at FRA for pharmaceutical products – Fraport boasts long track record of transporting temperature-controlled goods FRA/ml – Fra...

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