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Lufthansa cabin staff strikes set to affect 120,000 passengers this week

Lufthansa cabin staff strikes set to affect 120,000 passengers this week

Lufthansa said around 120,000 passengers will be affected by strikes this week as cabin staff are set to walk out across key German airports. This week Lufthansa staff will go on strike at Frankfurt and Munich airports on 12 March and 13 March, respectively. Totalling 1,000 flights, Lufthansa ...

COBUS celebrates Zurich Airports 75th anniversary

COBUS Industries GmbH, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, has extended warm congratulations to Zurich Airport on the occasion of their 75th anniversary. "Zurich Airport holds a special place in our history as one of our earliest and most enduring customers, having been with us since 1990, servi...

Climate activists glue themselves to runway at Berlin airport

Activists’ extreme protests may be justified due to the climate emergency: a judge says. The consequences of failing to act are “so serious”. Climate protesters broke on to a runway in Berlin's Brandenburg Airport and glued themselves to the tarmac, causing its temporary closure and delays ...

Ground handling services help boost Fraport Group’s figures

During the first half of fiscal 2019 ending June 30, the German airport operator Fraport Group achieved growth in both revenue and earnings. Group revenue increased by 5.2 per cent to €1.51 billion, after adjusting for revenue in connection with capital expenditures made for expansion projects...

Aljac Fuelling Components joins forces with Elaflex group

UK-based aviation fuel handling company Aljac Fuelling Components has announced a new partnership with fluid transfer specialists Elaflex Hiby Tanktechnik. Starting 1 July the Hamburg-based company has acquired a shareholding in Aljac, which itself specialises in supplying refuelling systems and...

Stuttgart Airport to offer free landing charges to electric aircraft

Stuttgart Airport has announced new charges for take-off and landing that come into effect today, which actively encourage the use of electric aircraft and alternative fuels. The new regulations will allow any aircraft powered with electric motors to land free of charge at the airport, which wil...

New runway opens at Salzburg Airport

A Eurowings Airbus aircraft was the first to land on the new runway at Salzburg Airport in Austria on Friday, 28 May. The runway has been closed for five weeks and has been refurbished. As part of the runway renovation, 117,000 tonnes of asphalt were used. Beside the construction site of the ...

Fraport raises stake in Lima Airport to 80 per cent

Fraport AG has purchased a further 10 per cent stake in Lima Airport Partners S.R.L. (LAP) – operator consortium of Jorge Chavez International Airport Lima – from AC Capitales’ Infrastructure Fund, which held the stake for over 10 years. The acquisition raises Fraport’s majority ownershi...

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

New charges for take-off and landing come into effect on 1 July 2019 at Stuttgart Airport and the airport said the new regulations actively encourage the expansion of route networks and innovative technology, such as electric drive or electricity-based fuels. The gateway added that support airli...

Airlines allocated space in terminals at Berlin’s new airport

Establishment of the airlines’ location for flight operations has begun at Berlin Brandenburg (BER) Airport as the airport and its partners prepare for operations next year. With just under a year and a half before the October 2020 opening, the establishment of the airlines’ location for f...

Fraport Group reports higher revenue and earnings in Q1

The Fraport Group has reported that it achived higher revenue and earnings in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 supported by solid passenger growth at Frankfurt Airport and almost all of Fraport's airports worldwide. Group revenue rose by 17.9 per cent to €803.8 million. Adjusted for revenue in c...

Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3

Fraport AG laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt Airport’s new Terminal 3 on Monday (29 April) which is one of Europe’s largest privately financed infrastructure projects. During periods of peak activity, up to 5,000 construction workers a day and around 75 tower cranes will be deployed at the ...

New contract wins for Menzies Aviation Germany

Menzies Aviation has won new ground handling contracts and signed renewals across its German network. In Hamburg, Menzies will handle an additional two daily flights to Friedrichshafen for Sun-Air Scandinavia. Menzies will deliver ground handling services for the Danish regional airline, havi...

Berlin’s new airport passes one more hurdle

The smoke extraction system - also referred to as the overriding programmable logic control (OPLC) for Berlin’s new much-delayed future airport - Berlin Brandenburg Airport - had its final test at the end of last week and the hub gets closer to finally opening. The test was reportedly overseen...

Fraport to trial artificial intelligence

The robotic concierge is a cooperative project between Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), and DB Systel GmbH, Deutsche Bahn’s dedicated IT service provider. Travelers at major transportation hubs, such as airports and train stations, are very often in need of guidance. In these ...

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