New contract valid from 2018 to 2025
Lufthansa Cargo AG and Fraport AG Ground Services have signed a contract to extend their ground handling partnership at Frankfurt Airport. The agreement has a term of eight years and runs from January 2018 to December 2025.
“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,” said Michael Müller, member of the Executive Board and Executive Director of Labor Relations for Fraport AG, at the signing of the agreement.
“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,” stated Sören Stark, Board Member Operations at Lufthansa Cargo AG.
The new agreement covers aircraft ground handling, particularly the loading and unloading of all-freighter aircraft belonging to Lufthansa Cargo. Transportation of cargo to and from the aircraft on the airport grounds is also part of the agreement. The Lufthansa Cargo fleet consists of state-of-the-art Boeing B 777 and MD-11 aircraft. Lufthansa Cargo has the highest cargo volumes of all airlines at Frankfurt Airport.