Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Frankfurt optimistic for year following strong start

Cargo volumes have grown 4.8 per cent in the first half of 2017 at Frankfurt Airport, and Fraport senior vice president for cargo, Dirk Schusdziara (pictured below) is confident this will continue. Frankfurt handled just under 1.1 million tonnes in the first half of 2017, the highest for the period in six years, with the […]

Innovate and digitise top of the agenda at FRA

Pushing innovation within the air cargo supply chain is a top priority for Fraport – the operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA). Senior vice president for cargo, Dirk Schusdziara (pictured below) says the hub wants to keep its role as “innovation leader”, adding it is always searching for new solutions “to offer our customers faster processes, […]

Many issues to discuss as Air Cargo Africa returns for another year

There will be much to talk about at Air Cargo Africa in Johannesburg, with five panels discussing issues including Africa’s potential and overcapacity, and forum sessions including pharmaceuticals and perishables. The action will kick off with a welcome address by STAT Media Group editor-in-chief, R K Patra at 11.00h on Tuesday 21 February, followed by […]

Frankfurt Airport looks to innovate as it targets a bright 2017

A strong final quarter boosted Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to a pleasing airfreight result in 2016. Senior vice president for cargo, Dirk Schusdziara (pictured below) says after a very slow start to the year, it got better and better, handling 2.2 million tonnes in 2016 – 2.1 million tonnes of freight and 85,000 tonnes of mail. […]

60 Seconds with Dirk Schusdziara

Frankfurt Airport’s senior vice president of cargo, Dirk Schusdziara

60 Seconds with Frankfurt Airport’s senior vice president of cargo, Dirk Schusdziara Justin Burns, ACW: How has business been so far in 2016? Schusdziara: In the first half of 2016, cargo volumes grew 0.7 per cent to 1.05 million tonnes. While the worldwide cargo market started slow into 2016, we saw signs of recovery at […]