15-May-2013 2:45 PM

Frankfurt Airport pax down 2% in Apr-2013, Lufthansa strike affected 100,000 pax

Germany's Fraport reported (14-May-2013) Frankfurt Airport recorded a 2.2% year-on-year decline in passenger numbers to 4.7 million in Apr-2013, attributing the decline to the Easter holidays commencing in March and the strike by Lufthansa's ground staff on 22-Apr-2013, which resulted in around 950 strike related flight cancellations and affecting more than 100,000 passengers at the airport. Cargo volume fell 0.1% to 174,000 tons and aircraft movements fell 2.2% to 39,250. [more - original PR]