Fraport Cargo wins China Southern business
Fraport Cargo Services GmbH (FCS) will take over cargo handling operations for the Chinese airline China Southern Cargo effective from 25 February.
March 2, 2015
Fraport Cargo Services GmbH (FCS) will take over cargo handling operations for the Chinese airline China Southern Cargo effective from 25 February. FCS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG, will be in charge of the handling of five weekly freighter turnarounds flying between the airline’s home airport in Guangzhou and Frankfurt (FRA). The airline also serves the Shanghai-Frankfurt route six times a week. Its fleet consists of several B777 freighters with have capacity for carrying up to 100 tonnes.
Fraport Cargo Services expects to handle an annual volume of 70,000 tonnes for China Southern Cargo in the future. “We are proud that China Southern Cargo has demonstrated its confidence in our expertise and professionalism in the field of cargo handling,” said FCS managing director Diana Schöneich, in response to the acquisition of the new customer. “This further underlines the market position enjoyed by Fraport Cargo Services as the largest neutral provider at Europe’s most important cargo hub.”