Frankfurt 1Q cargo up 4%

Traffic at Germany’s biggest air transport hub has developed positively since the year began with Frankfurt Airport (FRA) pointing to the growth in cargo activity during the first quarter of the year which it said, “underscores FRA’s strength of as an international airfreight hub”.


Frankfurt 1Q cargo up 4%


Traffic at Germany’s biggest air transport hub has developed positively since the year began with Frankfurt Airport (FRA) pointing to the growth in cargo activity during the first quarter of the year which it said, “underscores FRA’s strength of as an international airfreight hub”. The growth trend in the global economy as well as a moderate cyclical recovery in the euro zone had a positive influence, with Frankfurt’s cargo tonnage increasing by four per cent to 522,026 tonnes. Cargo throughput (airfreight and airmail) at Fraport advanced by 3.2 per cent in March 2014 to 201,806 million tonnes. Aircraft movements climbed by 2.4 per cent to 38,104 takeoffs and landings.

Meanwhile, after a break of eight years BIMAN Bangladesh Airlines is returning to Frankfurt from 31 March with twice weekly flights from Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh using B777-300ERs.