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2014-09-17 08:21:17

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passenger Numbers Expected to Rise to Between 68 Million and 73 Million Annually by 2021 - Additional Terminal Capacity Required at the Latest by the Year 2021 Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency ( http://www.epa.eu ) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://ots.de/yeoxP (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/706269 ) At a press conference today, Fraport AG...

2014-09-10 00:20:19

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FRA Exceeds Six Million Passengers for the First Time in a Single Month - Passenger Growth Surpasses Five Percent - Cargo Tonnage Rises More Than Three Percent Welcoming 6.1 million passengers, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) achieved a new monthly passenger record by exceeding the six million passenger mark for the first time in a single month. This represented noticeable growth of 5.4 percent year-on-year. Furthermore,...

2014-08-12 00:20:15

Frankfurt Airport Records Strongest Passenger Month in History - Group's International Airports Remain on Growth Path FRANKFURT, Germany, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In July 2014, the Fraport AG global airport company once again registered passenger growth at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base. With almost 5.9 million passengers served in July 2014, Fraport recorded the busiest passenger month in FRA's history. Despite weather-related cancellations during the reporting...

2014-08-07 00:20:15

FRANKFURT, Germany, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Board Confirms Outlook: "Growth Above Last Year's Level" - Further Potential Via Growing Demand in Air Traffic Worldwide Cross reference: Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/story.htx?firmaid=31522 In the second quarter of 2014, Fraport AG's revenue rose by one percent to EUR600.1 million...

2014-08-04 04:20:17

FRANKFURT, Germany, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraport Acquires U.S.-based Airmall Group That Oversees Retailing Space at Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland and Pittsburgh Airports Effective August 1, the Fraport Group has expanded its international portfolio in the global airport market by acquiring 100 percent of U.S.-based AMU Holdings Inc., which owns Airmall USA Holdings Inc. (Airmall). One of the leading airport-concessions developers in North America, Airmall...

2014-07-10 00:20:16

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traffic Continues to Grow at Frankfurt Airport - Positive Development at Group's International Airports Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 27.8 million passengers in the first six months of 2014 - up 2.4 percent year-on-year - a new historic half-year passenger record. Cargo (airfreight and airmail) throughput at FRA reached 1.1 million metric tons in the first half of 2014, up 2.2 percent compared to the previous year....

2014-07-02 08:21:08

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Germany's first major airport with free 24-hour Internet access - free Wi-Fi whenever travelers want access Fraport AG (the Frankfurt Airport company) is expanding its free Wi-Fi access at Germany's largest airport from 60 minutes to 24 hours. Frankfurt Airport's (FRA) round-the-clock free Wi-Fi service is available immediately, just in time for the peak summer travel season. More than 300 Wi-Fi access points...

2014-06-12 00:20:27

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In May 2014, Fraport AG's Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base served some 5.3 million passengers - resulting in an increase of 3.7 percent year-on-year and a new historical peak for the month of May. Cargo throughput (airfreight and airmail) clearly advanced by 6.9 percent to 185,626 metric tons. "The strong development in air cargo strengthens our position as Europe's largest cargo airport. Furthermore, this underscores FRA's...

2014-05-30 12:21:09

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufthansa Manager Peter Gerber and MP Frank-Peter Kaufmann, Member of the Hesse State Parliament, Elected as New Supervisory Board Members - Dividend to Remain Stable at EUR1.25 per Share At Fraport AG's 13th regular Annual General Meeting (AGM), the Group's executive board and supervisory board members received formal approval of their actions for business year 2013 by a vast majority of shareholders - obtaining 99.94...

2014-05-30 08:20:33

Passenger service and required expansion of airport infrastructure main focus - airport is important infrastructure facility and largest local employer in Germany FRANKFURT, Germany, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During Fraport AG's 13th Annual General Meeting at the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt-Hochst, CEO Dr. Stefan Schulte reported to the shareholders on the past financial year. In Frankfurt, moderate growth in passenger figures (up 0.9%) and cargo volume (up 1.4%) was...


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