Frankfurt Airport’s volumes fell 2.3 per cent in 2015 to about 2.1 million tonnes, which it attributes to mainly to weakening global trade and economic difficulties in some emerging markets.
In the last month of 2015 in December, cargo throughput dropped by 0.5 per cent to 175,296 tones year-on-year.
The operator of Germany’s principal hub, Fraport AG, says it handled a total of 2,114,579 tonnes in 2015.
Fraport AG which runs other gateways around the globe says Lima International Airport in Peru saw a 0.6 per cent fall in tonnage to 300,686 tonnes last year, while Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia saw a 3.1 per cent uplift to 10,140 tonnes.
Xian International Airport in China saw a 13.8 per cent surge in freight volumes to 211,591 tonnes, compared to last year.