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January 2017: Frankfurt Airport registers new passenger record

January 2017: Frankfurt Airport registers new passenger record

Some 4.2 million passengers used Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in January 2017, resulting in an increase of about 75,000 passengers (up 1.8 percent) and a new January monthly record at FRA. Thus, this continues the passenger growth trend set during the … February 9, 2017
Parking at Frankfurt Airport gets even smarter

Parking at Frankfurt Airport gets even smarter

Making an online reservation for a parking space at one of the parking garages at Frankfurt Airport is becoming increasingly popular and includes plenty of advantages: It is convenient, offers an attractive discount of up to 61 percent, and can be carried … February 9, 2017
The Greening of Frankfurt Airport

The Greening of Frankfurt Airport

Passengers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) can now find hanging gardens and other green oases in the departure lounges and waiting areas of both terminals. Especially the enormous greened walls in the departures hall of Terminal 2 are real eye-catchers: measuring … February 2, 2017
Frankfurt Airport offers new digital services

Frankfurt Airport offers new digital services

"Hi, I'm FRAnky – your personal assistant." That's how Messenger bot FRAnky welcomes travelers and visitors to Frankfurt Airport – a friendly invitation to engage in dialogue. Fraport, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), is adding two … January 27, 2017
The evolution of flight

The evolution of flight

A joint exhibit by Fraport AG and the Senckenberg Natural History Museum opens today at Frankfurt Airport. What do octopuses and rockets have in common? How have pterosaurs inspired the design of gliders? These and many other questions are answered … January 26, 2017
Surf after landing: Free Wi-Fi and information monitors now available on Apron buses at FRA

Surf after landing: Free Wi-Fi and information monitors now available on Apron buses at FRA

Climb on board and get in the picture: passengers landing at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) are now supplied with up-to-the-minute information related to their arrival, the airport or their onward journey while riding the bus to the terminal building. To … January 24, 2017
Fraport ranks among the world’s 100 most sustainable companies

Fraport ranks among the world’s 100 most sustainable companies

Fraport AG, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), has been recognized as one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies. The recognition was announced by the Canadian magazine and research firm Corporate Knights during the Annual … January 19, 2017
Second VIP lounge inaugurated at Frankfurt Airport

Second VIP lounge inaugurated at Frankfurt Airport

Relaxation and total privacy in one of various luxury suites with marble bathrooms, a drink at a well-stocked bar, a cigar in a smoking lounge, or an invigorating game of table soccer before departure: all of these things, as well as many other deluxe … January 18, 2017
Fraport traffic figures 2016: Passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport exceeds 60 million mark again

Fraport traffic figures 2016: Passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport exceeds 60 million mark again

New December passenger record achieved at Cargo volumes show significant growth - Group airports in Fraport's international portfolio report mixed results.In 2016, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served a total of 60,792,308 passengers, thus surpassing the 60 … January 13, 2017
Seychelles and Mauritius discuss extended air connectivity possibilities as Prime Minister Jugnaut and Minister St.Ange meet in Mauritius

Seychelles and Mauritius discuss extended air connectivity possibilities as Prime Minister Jugnaut and Minister St.Ange meet in Mauritius

Sir Anerood Jugnauth, the Prime Minister of Mauritius, last week received Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, at his offices in Port Louis Mauritius. Minister St.Ange and Prime … December 21, 2016
Seychelles tourism industry players join Qatar Airways team at Kempinski for event marking their arrival in the islands

Seychelles tourism industry players join Qatar Airways team at Kempinski for event marking their arrival in the islands

Qatar Airways has now added the Seychelles to their list of 150 destination they now operate to, and on Monday night, the island's tourism trade rallied at the Kempinski Seychelles for the welcoming event showcasing cuisine from the different continents. … December 15, 2016
Qatar Airways Inaugural flight to Seychelles on Monday 12 December welcomed by the island's Minister Alain St.Ange

Qatar Airways Inaugural flight to Seychelles on Monday 12 December welcomed by the island's Minister Alain St.Ange

Qatar Airways landed in Seychelles on Monday, December 12, on what is the start of their seven weekly flights to the mid-ocean islands. After the four-hour flight from Doha in Qatar, the airline was given a warm welcome inclusive of a water-jet salute. It … December 13, 2016
Sought-after brands and new outlets enrich Christmas shopping at Frankfurt Airport

Sought-after brands and new outlets enrich Christmas shopping at Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport’s roughly 300 shops, cafés and restaurants always make it a very special kind of shopping experience, and this is particularly true during the weeks before Christmas. That’s when the marketplaces are festively decked out and blazing … December 13, 2016
Fraport traffic figures - November 2016

Fraport traffic figures - November 2016

With some 4.1 million passengers served in November 2016, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) saw passenger traffic increase by 4.9 percent compared to the previous year, despite the Lufthansa pilot strike affecting some 345,000 passengers and almost 2,600 aircraft … December 13, 2016
Exciting new services at Frankfurt Airport: Video blogger Marko Roth reviews a successful year

Exciting new services at Frankfurt Airport: Video blogger Marko Roth reviews a successful year

Sunny greetings in the terminals, car racing and fitness games before departure, state-of-the-art workbenches, and relaxation in “Silent Chairs”: all this and more has become possible at Frankfurt Airport in 2016. The new services have been captured … December 9, 2016
Qatar Airways Commercial Manager in Seychelles working for the arrival of first flight scheduled for December 12

Qatar Airways Commercial Manager in Seychelles working for the arrival of first flight scheduled for December 12

Qatar Airways will be starting flights to Seychelles effective December 12, and this afternoon, December 5, Eliel Zeitouni, the newly-appointed Commercial Manager of the airline based in Seychelles, paid a courtesy call on Minister Alain St.Ange, the … December 5, 2016
Air Seychelles holds media conference in South Africa ahead of exciting launch of Durban flights

Air Seychelles holds media conference in South Africa ahead of exciting launch of Durban flights

Today, Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, held a media conference at King Shaka International Airport, to announce its new direct route to Durban, set to commence on March 30, 2017. The carrier was represented by Maja … December 1, 2016
Wintertime impressions at Frankfurt Airport

Wintertime impressions at Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport is popular with young and old as a destination for exciting outings. Now, during the Christmas season, the terminals are ablaze with thousands of lights. The yuletide decorations evoke a festive ambience for an unforgettable visit to … November 30, 2016
Places to pray, worship and find refuge at Frankfurt Airport

Places to pray, worship and find refuge at Frankfurt Airport

People of diverse faiths hailing from dozens of countries land daily at Frankfurt Airport. Once there, these passengers can take advantage of special facilities to practice their religions while traveling. A total of nine chapels and prayer rooms in both … November 29, 2016
A supersonic jet faster than the Concorde gets its public debut in Centennial

A supersonic jet faster than the Concorde gets its public debut in Centennial

A skinny little airplane parked in a hangar of the Centennial Airport aims to revolutionize how people fly and reintroduce the world to supersonic flight. Boom Technology has spent two years designing a supersonic passenger plane with the financial … November 29, 2016
Minister responsible for Civil Aviation holds meeting with airport staff

Minister responsible for Civil Aviation holds meeting with airport staff

Alain St Ange, the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, this morning met the staff from various sections of the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), including the Human Resources & Administration, Finance, Air Transport and Operations … November 16, 2016
Fraport Twin Star celebrates 10th anniversary of Varna & Burgas airport concession

Fraport Twin Star celebrates 10th anniversary of Varna & Burgas airport concession

On Thursday, November 10, Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD (FTSAM) marked the first decade of its successful airport concession at the Burgas (BOJ) and Varna (VAR) aviation gateways on Bulgaria’s beautiful Black Sea coast. Ten years ago, … November 15, 2016
Air Seychelles refurbishes Vallee De Mai premium lounge

Air Seychelles refurbishes Vallee De Mai premium lounge

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has refurbished its luxury premium lounge at Seychelles International Airport to offer guests a more comfortable experience. The upgraded Vallée De Mai lounge has seating for 102 … November 14, 2016
Civil Aviation Minister of Seychelles sees first hand Praslin Airport and discusses with those working on site

Civil Aviation Minister of Seychelles sees first hand Praslin Airport and discusses with those working on site

The Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St.Ange, visited the domestic airport of Praslin last Friday as part of the series of visits to entities under this new ministry. He was accompanied on his visit by the Principal Secretary … November 10, 2016
Air Seychelles announces major expansion in Europe and Indian Ocean in 2017

Air Seychelles announces major expansion in Europe and Indian Ocean in 2017

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced a major fleet and network expansion that will see the airline introduce a second Airbus A330 aircraft, commence non-stop services to Düsseldorf (Germany) and Durban (South … November 5, 2016
Fraport Group Interim Report: First nine months of 2016 a mixed bag

Fraport Group Interim Report: First nine months of 2016 a mixed bag

In the first three quarters of the 2016 business year, the Fraport Group achieved revenue of EUR1.94 billion (adjusted for IFRIC 12), thus continuing its positive performance from the previous year. The Group's operating result or EBITDA (earnings before … November 4, 2016
Seychelles welcomes Sri Lankan Airlines to its shores

Seychelles welcomes Sri Lankan Airlines to its shores

Seychelles welcomed another new airline this week, only two days after Turkish Airlines landed at its international airport for the first time. This morning, Sri Lankan Airlines made its maiden flight to Seychelles International Airport. As customary … November 3, 2016
Frankfurt Airport: Ryanair plans to fly from FRA in the summer schedule 2017

Frankfurt Airport: Ryanair plans to fly from FRA in the summer schedule 2017

Today in Frankfurt, Fraport AG’s Dr. Stefan Schulte, executive board chairman, and Ryanair’s David O’Brien, chief commercial officer, jointly announced the Irish carrier’s planned launch of passenger flights from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) – Germany’s … November 2, 2016
FRA Winter Timetable 2016/17: Frankfurt Airport adds new destinations to its global route network

FRA Winter Timetable 2016/17: Frankfurt Airport adds new destinations to its global route network

Frankfurt Airport’s (FRA) new Winter Timetable 2016/17 – which goes into effect on October 30 in tandem with the changeover to wintertime – will feature 88 passenger airlines flying to 248 destinations in 100 countries. More than half of the offered … October 28, 2016
Fraport Twin Star welcomes 35 million passengers in first 10 years at Varna and Burgas airports

Fraport Twin Star welcomes 35 million passengers in first 10 years at Varna and Burgas airports

This week, Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD – the operator of Varna (VAR) and Burgas (BOJ) airports – officially celebrated the 35th million passenger to use its twin airports on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast since the company began its operating … October 28, 2016




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