Fraport shoulders China Southern load

Fraport Cargo Services will take over the handling operations for China Southern Cargo at Frankfurt from February 25. The Chinese carrier is currently handled by LUG.
The wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport will be in charge of the five weekly freighters between the carrier’s home hub of Guangzhou and Frankfurt, as well as its six-times-week Shanghai route. There are also passenger flights three times a week to Guangzhou.
Formed in 1991 and now China’s biggest airline, China Southern operates a fleet of Boeing 777 freighters. The contract is expected to involve around 70,000 tonnes a year. China Southern is a member of the SkyTeam Cargo alliance and one of the biggest cargo companies in Frankfurt.
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