Virtual Shopping Comes to Frankfurt Airport

May 9, 2013 0

In close cooperation with Fraport AG, Heinemann Duty Free has unveiled a ‘QR code wall’ at Frankfurt Airport, Germany.  From now on, passengers passing Schengen gate B5-9 will be able to buy duty free goods […]


Fraport Complete Test Phase for New Pier A-Plus

October 10, 2012 0

Fraport has announced that during the course of eight days in September, 2,000 test passengers put Frankfurt Airport’s new Pier A-Plus at Terminal 1 through its paces. “With the help of these test passengers, during […]


First Aircraft Departs from Frankfurt’s Pier A-Plus

October 10, 2012 1

On Wednesday October 10 at 09:50 precisely, as scheduled, the first aircraft pushed back from the new Pier A-Plus at Frankfurt Airport, Germany.  The Lufthansa Airbus A380 ‘Zürich’, operating under flight number LH454, carried 466 passengers bound […]

Air Cargo

Lufthansa to Build New Logistics Centre at Frankfurt

September 24, 2012 0

German airline Lufthansa has announced plans to build a modern logistics centre at Frankfurt Airport.  At a meeting on September 19, the Lufthansa Group Supervisory Board approved the investment in the necessary infrastructure for Lufthansa’s […]

Air Traffic Control

New Thales ILS System at Frankfurt International Airport

September 13, 2012 0

The latest pieces of Thales’ equipment have initiated operations at Frankfurt International Airport. On June 6, the Instrument Landing System, ILS420, and Distance Measuring Equipment, DME415, were successfully made operational at Runway 07R.  This target […]


Fraport Executive Board

August 7, 2012 0

The supervisory board of Fraport AG has appointed Michael Müller as the company’s new executive board member for labour relations.  Mr Müller now has board responsibility for human resources, the airport security management strategic business […]


Germany & Austria Special

June 18, 2012 0

Tom Allett provides a round-up of recent news and statistics from Germany and Austria. Despite a crisis in the euro zone, the airports of Germany and neighbouring Austria seem to be steering a steady course […]


Frankfurt Security Contract

August 10, 2011 2

Smiths Detection has announced a contract to provide approximately 50 Advanced Threat Identification X-ray (aTiX) systems for security checkpoints at Frankfurt International Airport (FRA).  The value of the contract was not disclosed. The order from […]

Airline Focus

Lufthansa Chooses Gatwick

July 11, 2011 0

The national flag carrier of Germany, Lufthansa, is now offering double daily flights from London Gatwick (LGW), UK, to Frankfurt from October 30, 2011. Flights will depart from LGW at 0950 and 1740, arriving in […]