Air Freight News
European airports seek help after traffic sinks to 25-year low
Airport operators in Europe asked for more financial support to get through the coronavirus crisis after 2020 traffic sunk to a 25-year low.
Fraport Traffic Figures – January 2021: FRA’s cargo throughput continues to grow noticeably
Fraport Group airports worldwide also report traffic declines – FRA’s cargo throughput continues to grow noticeably
Germany planning $1.1 billion bailout of embattled airports
Germany is planning a 900 million-euro ($1.1 billion) bailout of the country’s airports, adding to a multibillion-euro outlay already aimed at helping the aviation sector…
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New cargo terminal future-proofs WFS’ handling ambitions at ‘progressive’ Brussels Airport
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, has future-proofed its growing handling operation at Brussels Airport with the opening of a modern…
Fraport traffic figures – January 2021: Passenger traffic still down at Frankfurt Airport
Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served 882,869 passengers in January 2021, representing an 80.9 percent decline compared to the same month last year. This low demand resulted…
Heathrow seeks U.K. plan for opening borders, resuming flights
London’s Heathrow airport urged the British government to set out a strategy for resuming flights following a tightening of travel curbs that it says has…
U.K. airports warn 11th hour confusion threatens quarantine plan
The U.K.’s latest clampdown on air travel was met with alarm by industry executives, who called the restrictions complex and said they fear a worsening…
Texas airport facility borrows for first time since Covid
For investors betting on air travel’s comeback, the municipal-bond-market is ready for you.
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Swissport appoints Brady as President & CEO
Swissport International AG has appointed Warwick Brady as President & CEO. He will succeed Christoph Mueller, who has been acting as the interim CEO since…
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Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and Aeroterm to develop multitenant cargo facility
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport ("MHT") and Aeroterm have announced that they have entered into a ground lease to develop a multitenant cargo facility at the Airport…