Tag: Fraport

Airbus establishes an OpenCargoLab with leading airfreight industry partners

Airbus has launched the OpenCargoLab, a collaborative initiative with leading partners from the airline, logistics and handling sectors, focusing on the entire airfreight ecosystem. The collaboration involves a team of experts from CHAMP Cargosystems, Fraport, KLM Cargo, Kuehne+Nagel and Swisspor...

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...

Fraport Tests Autonomous Baggage and Cargo Tractor

Fraport AG Ground Services are currently trialing an autonomous baggage and cargo tractor. The electric vehicle will operate on an eight-kilometer-long test route within Frankfurt Airport’s secure area. The aim of the trial, which will take several weeks, is to determine whether and under what...

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...

Fraport Hands Over New Air Cargo Warehouse to Swissport

After a construction phase of just under one year, today (September 16) Fraport handed over the keys for a new cargo handling warehouse to Swissport Cargo Services Deutschland GmbH as the facility’s future operating company. The real estate development team at Fraport AG was responsible for plann...

DGR digital shipping portal in Frankfurt continues to grow

The digital shipping portal for dangerous goods INFr8 jointly developed by Dakosy and Fraport is growing strongly. The current status and new pilot participants of the INFr8 platform were part of an event that took place today as part of transport logistic/air cargo Europe yesterday (4 June). ...

Fraport posts strong revenue and profit growth in 2018

Fraport has reported that in the 2018 fiscal year ending 31 December it continued on its growth path - achieving new records in revenue and earnings. The company said supported by strong passenger growth at its Frankfurt Airport home base and its group airports worldwide, revenue climbed by 18.5 ...

Fraport partners with logistics start-up lab “HAUS61”

Fraport will cooperate with the Frankfurt-based logistics startup lab “HAUS61” which will see from April 2019 - up to six logistics start-ups coming together to develop innovations for the airfreight industry. The lab will provide a network for regional start-ups and established companies in ...

New Fraport SVP for cargo Max Conrady shares his plans

Fraport new senior vice president for cargo Max Conrady shared his plans to develop cargo at Frankfurt Airport during Air Cargo Africa in Johannesburg on Wednesday (20 February). He took over the role from Felix Kreutel in November after moving from head of operations planning terminal management...

Frankfurt Airport’s tonnage declines 4.3% in January

Fraport has reported that Frankfurt Airport's cargo (air freight + airmail) tonnage posted a decline in January 2019  dropping by 4.3 per cent to 163,332 tonnes. The German airport group said that tonnage through Europe's busiest cargo hub was affected by a few factors - including weaker global ...

World’s first electronic DGR declaration handled at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Cargo using the INFr8 platform has handled the world’s first dangerous goods shipment with an electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) at Frankfurt Airport. A shipment from the globally active healthcare company Abbott based in Wiesbaden was flown on board cargo flight LH8222 to ...

Fraport sells its 30% stake in Hanover Airport

Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide (Fraport) has signed an agreement today (6 August) to sell its 30 per cent stake in Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH (FHLG) to iCON Flughafen GmbH (iCON) – for €109.2 million. FHLG is the operating company of Hanover Airport (HAJ) in northern Germany an...

Freight fall in June for Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport’s cargo traffic fell by 2.8 per cent to 182,911 tonnes in June, but tonnage levels were stable for the first half of the year. Europe’s busiest freight hub by tonnage processed 1.1 million tonnes in the six months from January to June 2018, a 0.1 per cent rise on the same pe...

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