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Frankfurt Airport Opens Seven New Security Control Lanes in Extension Hall A

Construction of purpose-built extension hall at Terminal 1 completed within just six months – Checkpoint equipped with latest-generation security technology to reduce waiting times for passengers. The German Federal Police (Bundespolizei) and airport operator Fraport AG have opened a new aviation security checkpoint at Frankfurt Airport (FRA). Featuring seven control lanes, the additional checkpoint has […]

Fraport to Deploy FlightAware Predictive Technology at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport AG will begin using real-time predictive runway arrival times, so called ‘ELDTs’ (Estimated Landing Times) delivered via FlightAware’s Firehose feed as an additional data source in the further optimization of airport operations at their home base of Frankfurt Airport. Fraport is one of the leading managers in the global airport business with activities at […]

Above-ground work begins on new Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport

One of Europe’s largest privately financed infrastructure projects has begun above-ground construction in Frankfurt, Germany. Airport operator Fraport has laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt’s new Terminal 3, which will increase the airport’s total capacity by 21 million passengers per year when fully complete. The first phase of the T3 project, named Pier G, is scheduled […]

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

A socially intelligent robot advises passengers The robotic head smiles at the passenger and greets them: “My name is FRAnny. How can I help you?” FRAnny is an expert on Frankfurt Airport, and is able to answer a wide range of questions – including the correct gate, the way to a specific restaurant, and how […]

SSP Grows Bakery Portfolio at Frankfurt Airport

SSP Group PLC, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, is adding two food and beverage stores to its portfolio at Frankfurt Airport – self-service bakery BackWerk and the French-inspired bakery chain Le Crobag. The move will mark the debut of both brands on the German airport culinary scene. Launched […]

Lufthansa expands lounge offering at Frankfurt Airport

The new Panorama Lounge operated by Lufthansa opened on the 11th December and Terminal 1 lounge capacity has now increased by 40 percent. Passengers with lounge access can now look forward to having an even more relaxed lounge stay before their departure in the Terminal 1A Schengen area at Frankfurt Airport. On 11th December, Lufthansa […]

Fraport Receives Building Permit for Pier G at Frankfurt Airport

City of Frankfurt issues permit for Pier G as the second construction phase of Terminal 3 – Long permit procedure delays construction schedule – Construction of Pier G now slated to begin in spring 2019 Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), has received the required permit for the construction of Pier […]

Frankfurt Airport unveils new hanging garden

Frankfurt Airport has unveiled new hanging gardens and other green spaces in its departure lounges and waiting areas. It believes that the “enormous greened walls in the departures hall of Terminal 2 are real eye-catchers”. Measuring about 135 square meters and covered with live plants, they also provide oxygen from photosynthesis, improve acoustics, and reduce […]

Frankfurt and Beijing airports sign memorandum of understanding

Chinese carrier Air China and airport operators Fraport and Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the expansion of flight frequencies between the two hubs of Beijing International Airport in China and Frankfurt Airport in Germany. In addition to coordinating communications and marketing activities, the MoU will focus […]

Renovation works completed for Frankfurt Airport’s Visitors’ Terrace

Airport operator Fraport reopened its Visitors’ Terrace at Frankfurt Airport in Germany following a recent renovation project to improve visitor facilities. Located in Terminal 2 (T2), the 19,400ft² terrace has been redesigned to include a modern reception area for welcoming guests, attractive new flooring in the outdoor area and comfortable seating to make the time […]