Frankfurt continues to fall in February

Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport has seen cargo volumes fall by 1.4 per cent in February to 159,721 tonnes, following a minor dip seen in January.

The February figure follows on from the 0.1 per cent dip seen in January to 159,650 tonnes. For the first two months of 2016, cargo, which consists of freight and mail, has fallen by 0.8 per cent to 319,371 tonnes.

Frankfurt’s operator, Fraport says: “Cargo throughput continued the trend of recent months, dipping by 1.4 per cent to 159,721 metric tons.”

Among the other Fraport airports, Ljubljana Joze Pucnik International Airport increase by 4.9 per cent in January and February to 1,532 tonnes, while Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport fell by 1.8 per cent to 42,513 tonnes. At Fraport’s Bulgarian hubs, Burgas Airport increased by 248.2 per cent to 2,244 tonnes and Varna Airport was up by 1.9 per cent to 13 tonnes.

Hannover-Langenhagen Airport saw a fall of 3.8 per cent to 3,221 tonnes while Xi’an Xianyang International Airport increased by 16 per cent to 34,924 tonnes. Xi’an achieved that result despite seeing a drop of 13 per cent to 11,882 tonnes in February.