Wednesday, May 22, 2024

SF Airlines touches down in Frankfurt-Hahn

SF Airlines has added intercontinental services with the first Boeing 747-400ERF flight touching down in Frankfurt-Hahn at on 15 September. The service took off from Wuxi at 00.30h, and after a stop-off at Chongqing, the flight continued to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in Germany. The route is the longest one operated by SF Airlines, covering 9,540 kilometres […]

Silk Way West Airlines flies humanitarian aid to Iraq

Silk Way West Airlines has supported the German NGO Wings of Help by flying urgently needed aid supplies to Iraq where more than 23,000 children were awaiting help. A Boeing 747 Freighter departed Frankfurt Hahn Airport on 23 June, loaded with infant food, nappies and rusk, and on 26 June an Ilyushin 76 of Silkway […]

DHL Global Forwarding flies around the world

DHL Global Forwarding is deploying a second Boeing 747-400 Freighter to connect the US, Europe and Asia in response to high demand. Up to 100 tonnes of capacity per flight will be on offer, which will operate on a transpacific route from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Cincinnati in the USA, from where it returns to […]

CargoLogicAir adds Tel Aviv to scheduled freighter network

British freighter carrier CargoLogicAir (CLA) is adding Tel Aviv in Israel to its growing network of scheduled freighter operations – the third route it has launched this year. Starting on 10 November 2017, the London Stansted Airport based carrier will operate a weekly Boeing 747-400 Freighter service to Tel Aviv via Frankfurt. The flight will […]

Frankfurt-Hahn sets up task force as it looks to boost business

A new task force has been set up at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport led by chief operation officer, Christoph Goetzmann as it looks to promote the gateway as an alternative hub for airfreight in the Frankfurt region of Germany. Goetzmann says in the upcoming months, the airport will introduce its improved service in a road show to all international […]

Suparna Airlines starts Xi’an – Frankfurt Hahn flights

Frankfurt Hahn Airport has welcomed its first service operated by Suparna Airlines operating a Boeing 747-400 Freighter on a Xi’an – Hahn – Erdos route. The route will operate once a week carrying 100 tonnes of goods including electronic and mechanical products to and from Xi’an Xianyang International Airport. On 9 August 2017, HNA Group […]

HNA Group finalises 82.5% stake in Frankfurt-Hahn

The HNA Group has completed an 82.5 per cent stake purchase in Frankfurt-Hahn Airport as its moves forward with its European expansion. The transaction is worth €15.1 million ($15.8 million). The Chinese company won the stake in March, which was owned by the gateway’s federal state owners Rhineland Palatinate following European regulatory approval. HNA Group said the […]

European Commission approves public support for Frankfurt-Hahn

The European Commission (EC) has found public support by the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate to loss-making Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in Germany to be in line with European Union state aid rules. This the EC says ensures the gateway can continue to serve the area’s transport needs until private investment enables its return to viability. Since 2009, Frankfurt-Hahn […]

Strong surge in freight tonnage at Frankfurt-Hahn

In the first half of 2017, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport saw a strong increase in its cargo business – as it recorded record growth of more than 50 per cent. The German gateway handled 49,000 tonnes of freight from January to June – a gain of 52 per cent compared with the first six months of 2016.  In […]

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport sees cargo increase in Q1

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport handed 23,700 tonnes of cargo in the first quarter (Q1) of this year – a rise of 41 per cent on Q1 last year. The gateway which was sold to the HNA Airport Group of China in March says both existing costumers and clients contributed to the growth. Sales director, John Kohlsaat says: “We had a very […]

HNA Airport Group picks up €15m majority stake in Frankfurt-Hahn

HNA Airport Group, which is owned by HNA Group, has confirmed it has signed an agreement with the Rheinland-Palatinate Ministerial Council to acquire an 82.5 per cent equity interest in Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. The transaction is valued at approximately €15 million and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2017, subject to certain regulatory approvals. […]

Frankfurt-Hahn to be sold to China’s HNA Group

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is to be sold to the HNA Airport Group of China, the majority stakeholder Germany’s Rheinland-Pfalz state has confirmed. There will be a press conference and signing ceremony today. Rheinland-Pfalz state holds an 82.5 per cent stake in the airport, which it has had up for sale for a while. Frankfurt-Hahn once handled more than […]

Chinese investor to buy majority stake in Frankfurt-Hahn

Chinese investor Shanghai Yiqian Trading Company says it is to buy a majority stake in Germany’s Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. The Chinese company has agreed to pay a low double-digit million-euro amount for the 82.5 per cent stake in the gateway sold by the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, a statement by the state’s interior ministry explains. Frankfurt-Hahn handled […]

HNCA denies acquiring Frankfurt-Hahn Airport

Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Co (HNCA) has denied reports that it is the buyer of Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. It has been named as the buyer of the German airport by other media outlets, but HNCA denies this. HNCA is a 35 per cent shareholder in Cargolux. In a statement on Cargolux’s website, HNCA says: […]

Amazon set to bid for Frankfurt-Hahn, reports claim

Online retail giant Amazon.com could be set to ramp up its logistics plans further by buying Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, according to a report in a German newspaper. The Süddeutsche Zeitung reports that discussions between Amazon and the airport had taken place, and that the gateway planned to decide between three possible bidders soon. Amazon runs a large fulfilment centre […]

Frankfurt Hahn Airport transports cars for World Endurance Championship event

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport has processed 31 racing cars, three safety cars and equipment for the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile World Endurance Championship (WEC) race in Austin, Texas (US). More than 400 tonnes of freight, distributed over four Boeing 747-4 Freighter flights transported the cars and equipment for round five of the WEC at the Circuits of […]