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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...

2014-07-31 12:32:55

HÜRTH, Germany, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlusServer takes another step towards the top position in the German hosting market: PlusServer AG announces the 100 percent acquisition of MESH GmbH in Dusseldorf and Mainlab GmbH in Frankfurt. As a result PlusServer achieved a leading position in the German managed hosting market. In addition, the acquisitions allow PlusServer to expand its offering into managed colocation and cloud services. The two transactions increase...

2014-07-10 12:30:29

SINGAPORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I.F), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, today announced it has signed a letter of intent with Aquarius, a member of Russia`s National Computer Corporation, to acquire 20 percent of its wholly owned subsidiary, Zecotek Display Systems Pte Ltd., for US$7 million. The investment in Zecotek Display Systems will be used to complete the...

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....

2014-07-09 12:27:57

-- Several Key Hires Join to Forge Tapad Europe -- NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tapad, the leading cross-screen marketing technology company, has opened offices in London and Frankfurt. Tapad is bringing its unified, cross-device solutions to a market where one-in-three online consumers uses at least three screens, according to IAB Europe. Tapad was first-to-market in the U.S. and currently serves more than 200 Fortune 500 brands in the U.S. A strong team comprised of...

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...

2014-06-30 04:22:46

Equity & Energy Futures sourced at 350 E. Cermak and Cash Treasuries sourced in Carteret at lowest known latencies OAKLAND, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Data, LLC announced a major expansion to its Quincy Extreme Data service, adding select Equity and Energy Futures sourced at 350 E. Cermak and select Cash Treasuries sourced in Carteret and distributed widely at the lowest known latencies. Quincy now distributes data from eight exchanges to major trading centers in...

2014-06-24 04:21:48

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HighQ, leading provider of secure data room, extranet, collaboration, know-how and publishing solutions are proud to announce the launch of their new office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. HighQ made their first inroads into continental Europe in 2012 when they opened an office in Amsterdam. The success of the Amsterdam office has prompted HighQ to open a second office on the continent. "Germany was the obvious...


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