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 […]


Berlin Delayed to October 2013

September 10, 2012 0

The opening of Berlin Brandenburg Airport has been further delayed and will now open on October 27, 2013, at the start of next year’s winter schedule.  The airport’s new COO Horst Amann announced the news […]


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 […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

96 Hours in August

June 18, 2012 0

Tom Allett spoke to Alice Hossain about Bremen Airport’s decision to close down for the duration of its forthcoming runway resurfacing and lighting project. While it isn’t completely unheard of, it is still a rare […]


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 […]


Berlin Opening Delayed

June 18, 2012 0

Andreas Spaeth reports that the opening of Berlin’s Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport is postponed until March 17, 2013. On May 8, the management of Berlin’s airports had to take the unexpected and embarrassing decision to […]


Great News for Munich Airport

July 26, 2011 0

Munich Airport has received planning permission to build a third runway. FMG, Munich Airport’s operating company, welcomed the approval decision by the District Government of Upper Bavaria on July 26. FMG CEO, Dr Michael Kerkloh, […]

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 […]


Germany & Austria Special

June 16, 2011 0

Tom Allett and Caroline Cook present a round-up of recent news and views from German and Austrian airports. GERMANY Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt AT THE time of writing, June 2011, the much delayed new Berlin […]