Frankfurt sees 2% cargo decline in July

Cargo (airfreight and airmail) dropped by two per cent to 177,840 tonnes in July 2015 compared to a year earlier, while 6.2 million passengers set a new record for Frankfurt Airport .


Cargo (airfreight and airmail) dropped
by two per cent to 177,840 tonnes in July
2015 compared to a year earlier, while
6.2 million passengers set a new record
for Frankfurt Airport . The number of
aircraft movements grew by two per cent
year-on-year to 43,710, another historic
record at Frankfurt Airport. The previous
peak day of 43,675 takeoffs and landings
was reached in July 2007. Accumulated
maximum takeoff weights (MTOWs) grew
noticeably by 3.8 per cent to 2.7 million
tonnes – another new historical figure.