Frankfurt Airport reports steady performance in April

15 / 05 / 2018

Fraport, operator of Frankfurt Airport, Germany’s busiest airfreight gateway, has reported that the gateway handled a total of 189,634 tonnes of cargo (airfreight and air mail) in April.

This figure represented an improvement of 2.3% over the same month of 2017.

Over the first four months of this year, Frankfurt handled a total of 729,244 tonnes of cargo, up by just 1.1% year-on-year.

The Peruvian airport of Lima, part of the Fraport Group, handled 21,701 tonnes of cargo in April, up by 5.4% over the same month of 2017.

Over the January to April period, cargo traffic moving into ad out of Lima totalled 87,485 tonnes, up by 7.4% year-on-year.

In April, Fraport was given IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification for its ramp handling operations. More than 100,000 tonnes of vaccines, drugs, medicines and other pharmaceutical products were handled at Frankfurt over the course of 2017.

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