Lufthansa Cargo and Fraport Ground Services extend contract


Lufthansa Cargo and Fraport Ground Services have signed a contract to extend their ground handling partnership at Frankfurt Airport.

The agreement has been signed for a term of eight years and runs from January 2018 to December 2025.

Freeport member of the executive board and executive director of labour relations, Michael Müller says: “We are very pleased that Lufthansa Cargo has decided to continue its successful collaboration with Fraport Ground Services.

“The agreement underlines the close and longstanding relationship between Fraport and our partner and customer Lufthansa Cargo here at Frankfurt Airport.”

The new agreement covers aircraft ground handling, particularly the loading and unloading of all freighter aircraft along with transportation of cargo to and from the aircraft on the airport grounds.

The Lufthansa Cargo fleet consists of Boeing B777 Freighters and MD-11 aircraft and the carrier has the highest cargo volumes of any airline at Frankfurt Airport.

Lufthansa Cargo board member of operations, Sören Stark says: “For Lufthansa Cargo, the signing of the new agreement for ground services signifies a continuation of the successful system partnership with Fraport in this area for many decades.

It also ensures the reliable and high-quality ground-handling of our freighter fleet at Frankfurt Airport as we move into the future.”