Liege Airport, the leading cargo airport in Europe, announced the appointment of Franz Heuckeroth van Hessen as vice president air services starting 1 May 2017.
Luc Partoune, CEO of Liege Airport, praised Franz’s qualifications and expects him to be a tremendous added value for the company. Franz has a huge experience in the air cargo business and a large expertise in the logistics services and customers relationship. He has acquired along his career a deep respect and confidence all over the international cargo community.
With this addition to the cargo team, Liege airport will reinforce the leadership in the full cargo world and achieve the excellence in air services in Europe by creating a real Flexpress airport.
Born in Amsterdam, Franz Heuckeroth van Hessen, who is now 51 years old, has extensive experience in the cargo industry. After 11 years in the pharmaceutical sector, he joined, in 1999, the world of cargo at Copex Air as general manager export and then became, in 2001, business development director cargo at the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. In 2008, Franz went to the Cologne Bonn Airport being the cargo & sales director, where he worked until now to face new challenges at Liege Airport.
Liege Airport is the major cargo airport in Belgium and one of the leading European airports in this sector. Strategically located, with direct connections to all Europe’s economic centres, Liege Airport is operational 24/7 and offers the best services for the cargo sector.