Fraports airfreight down
18 / 01 / 2009
FRANKFURT Airport cargo throughput (airfreight plus air mail) for 2008, dropped by 2.7 per cent to 2.1 million metric tons. Aircraft movements also declined, by 1.4 per cent to almost 486,000 takeoffs and landings. Only accumulated maximum takeoff weights (MTOWs) rose by 0.5 per cent t 28.4 million metric tons.
Groupwide, Fraport’s airfreight dropped by 25 per cent to about 142,500 metric tons and aircraft movements declined by 5.2 per cent to 36,255 takeoffs and landings. MTOWs also slipped by 4.8 per cent to about 2.1 million metric tons.