Thursday, June 20, 2024

DHL Freight opens Hanover airport hub

DHL Freight has opened a hub at the Airport Business Park in Langenhagen, handling all-in-one groupage “Euroconnect” and “Eurapid” day-definite services. The terminal at Hanover airport employs 290 people and DHL is also trialling technologies at the transhipment facility. It houses 86 loading bays and the team of employees includes experts to assist national and […]

Fraport to sell stake in Hanover Airport to iCON Flughafen

Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport is to sell its 30 per cent stake in Hanover Airport to iCON Flughafen for €109.2 million. Fraport acquired shares in Hanover Airport’s operating company, Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH (FHLG) in two steps, initially 20 per cent in 1998, followed by another 10 per cent in 2003. The other 70 per cent […]

Frankfurt has strongest May in 6 years as economic conditions improve

Frankfurt Airport has had its busiest May for six years handling 186,547 tonnes of freight and mail. Throughput was up 5.1 per cent year-on-year helped by favourable economic conditions having a positive impact on the eurozone’s industrial sector, resulting in higher exports. Volumes were also up 4.8 per cent for the first five months of […]

5.6% uplift at Frankfurt Airport in January

Frankfurt Airport’s cargo volumes rose 5.6 per cent in January to 168,556 tonnes – which the hub puts down to the growing global demand for goods and the timing of the Chinese New Year. Other gateways within the airport operator Fraport’s ownership saw varying results. Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia handled 861 tonnes, up 14.6 per […]

Growth remains slow at European airports

Freight volumes at European airports grew by 0.4 per cent year-on-year in August, with Istanbul Atatürk Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol the only top five hubs to see growth during the month, according to Airports Council International (ACI) Europe. Frankfurt Airport, the largest freight airport in Europe, saw volumes fall by 4.7 per cent to […]