Frankfurt Airport sees 95% drop in passenger traffic during closures

Frankfurt Airport is refocusing all its passenger traffic through one area during the suspensions and closures due to Covid-19

Frankfurt Airport is running all of its passenger operations through Terminal 1, Concourses B and C from today.

The temporary measure comes as the airport announces a 95% fall in passenger traffic for the week commencing 30 March, due to ongoing travel suspensions.

Aircraft movements at the airport, however, are up 85% compared to the same week last year to 1,545 due to a 25% increase in cargo movements.

Passenger handling in Frankfurt Airport Terminal 2 is suspended until further notice and the parking garage is temporarily closed.

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes down by 25%

Frankfurt Airport, in its weekly report, announced that in the week (March 30 – April 5) the airport’s cargo (airfreight and airmail) volumes stood at negative 25 percent. Frankfurt also announced that it is concentrating all its passenger handling operations to Terminal 1, Concourses B and C, effective April 7. Passenger handling in FRA’s Terminal 2 suspended until further notice as Europe continues to see growing Covid-19 cases.

The airport saw a sustained decline in passenger traffic, aircraft movements and cargo volumes. Passenger traffic stands at negative 95.2 percent, while the overall aircraft movements are down by 85.1 percent.

Parking garage at T2 temporarily to remain closed – Passenger repatriation flights continue – Cargo flights with a more than 20 percent increase in comparison with the previous year’s period – This increase compensates only partially for the decline in belly freight (shipped on passenger aircraft) – Partial renovation of South Runway commenced as scheduled on April 6.

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