Frankfurt cargo volumes still ascending

10 / 08 / 2017

  • Cargo being loaded at Frankfurt Airport

    Cargo being loaded at Frankfurt Airport

Cargo continued to increase at Frankfurt Airport, said operating company Fraport in its latest figures for July.

Freight and airmail was up 4.2% to 188,009 tonnes in the month, while for the year to date it was up 4.7% to just over 1.28m tonnes.

Fraport added that accumulated maximum take-off weights surpassed the previous July record achieved in 2015, by 15,000 tonnes to 2.8 million tonnes, an increase of 1.4% year-on-year.

At other airports in the Fraport Group, cargo at Lima, Peru, was down 3% in July to 23,648 tonnes and -0.4% for the year to date, to 146,329 tonnes. At Burgas in Bulgaria, cargo increased by over 100% to 2,244 tonnes July while the year to date figure was up 22.5%, to 8,959 tonnes.

At Hanover, a Fraport equity consolidated airport, July cargo was down 34.8% to 915 tonnes while for the year to date it was 11.8% lower, at 9,779 tonnes.

Cargo at Xi’an, China - also an equity consolidated airport – it was up 21.5% to 20,852 tonnes for the month, and 12.5% for the year to date (143,365 tonnes).