Freight Swissport signs agreement for new cargo warehouse at Frankfurt Airport

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Swissport International Ltd. signed a long-term lease agreement with airport operator Fraport AG for a new air cargo warehouse at Frankfurt Airport’s CargoCity South.

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At around 16.000 square metres of surface the new cargo facility will be the third largest in Swissport’s global network of 133 air cargo warehouses. Construction is due to start in 2019, with the facility handed over to Swissport in 2020.

”Swissport is committing a double digit million Euro amount towards the new facility at Frankfurt Airport. Infrastructure plays a key role in optimizing our service delivery and reaching the ambitious efficiency and reliability goals for our clients around the world”, says Willy Ruf, Senior Vice President Swissport Germany, Austria & Switzerland.  

With its new building, Swissport aims at optimizing its freight handlings and increase its capacity at Frankfurt/Main Airport.

CargoCity South at Frankfurt Airport is a major international logistic hub. The logistics industry has established itself on a total of 98 hectares. More than 200 companies and authorities are based here and provide a workplace for more than 9,000 people.

Swissport is a Swiss airport ground and cargo handling service provider, handling over 4.7 million tonnes of air cargo at 133 warehouses world-wide.

Source © Swissport.com

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