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Biggest cargo month of all time at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport

Hahn Airport, 4th December 2009. After a new monthly record was reached for October, when 16,698 metric tonnes of cargo were flown, November has now beaten the previous month by a further thirty percent. With 21,660 metric tonnes of cargo transported in November, more went through the airport in Rhineland-Palatinate than ever before.


Frankfurt-Hahn announces new cargo record

Hahn Airport, 11th November 2009. A new monthly record has been reached at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport with 16,698 metric tonnes of cargo shifted in October. This makes October 2009 the month with the highest cargo rating since the airport was opened. This beats the previous record of September 2008 (16,606 metric tonnes).


Passenger development above national average for Germany

Hahn Airport, 26th October, 2009. In the first three quarters of 2009 2,971,522 passengers flew to or from Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. Despite this result being three percent below the corresponding figure for last year the airport in Rhineland-Palatinate is still above the national average for Germany. Compared to competitors such as Frankfurt, Cologne and Munich the decrease in the number of passengers at Hahn is relatively low thanks to the strong third quarter and particularly July and August, in which the airport clocked up a record number of passengers. "In the face of the current crisis we are satisfied with our passenger figures", says Wolfgang Pollety, Commercial director for Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn GmbH.


Hahn invests 5.5 million in terminal extension

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is to invest 5.5 million euros in the extension of its terminal. "The decision made by the supervisory board realises an important stage in the concept behind the future further development of Hahn and enables considerable improvements in revenue by creating additional marketing opportunities", says Minister for Economic Affairs Hendrik Hering. The airport is also pleased to announce yet another record number of passengers for the month of August.


Wolfgang Pollety completes top management team

Wolfgang Pollety will become Commercial Director of Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn GmbH from 1st September 2009. Together with Jörg Schumacher, who has been Management Director (Spokesman) for the company for more than ten years, the 41-year-old will make up the new dual leadership of the organisation. "In Wolfgang Pollety we are pleased to have found a man who with Jörg Schumacher will continue to lead Frankfurt-Hahn Airport successfully," says Dr. Jochen Langen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn GmbH. "Mr Pollety is the ideal addition to our competent team at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport," he emphasises.


Frankfurt-Hahn Airport sets world record in air freight

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport has made aviation history. Yesterday, the heaviest single cargo item ever sent via air freight was loaded onto an Antonov 225, the world's largest cargo plane, at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. The generator for a gas power plant in Armenia, including loading frame, weighs in at a record 189.98 tonnes. The entire cargo item is 16.23 metres long and 4.27 metres wide. Together with Charter Service Niklas, the renowned company General Transport AG is responsible for overall coordination of the transport on behalf of Alstom AG (Switzerland). The Antonov took off yesterday evening at 10:38 pm.


Frankfurt-Hahn Airport on the right track

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport recorded the highest number of passengers in its history during the month of July. With 427,618 air travellers, the monthly figure was 1,770 passengers or 0.5% higher than the figure for July 2008 (425,848 passengers), the month with the greatest number of passengers to date. The cargo sector also looks very impressive. Here, the rate of increase in air freight compared with the same month of the previous year was 8% (15,384 tonnes in July 2009 compared with 14,239 tonnes in July 2008). A growth in air traffic has therefore been registered for the first time since the beginning of the recession.


Parking now even easier with the free VIP shuttle

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is introducing even more new parking services. From today airline passengers who leave their vehicle in P2 can now ride to the terminal on a free shuttle bus. To date this was only possible from P7. Just yesterday the airport management announced it was cutting prices for P2. Another new feature is being able to gain access to the parking area using your credit card. This saves parkers the walk to the ticket machine.


Cologne-Bonn prices on the up – nd Hhn cts agn!

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is again cutting its parking fees. Two weeks ago the airport operator announced that it would be slashing prices for parking in P7 from €7.00 to €2.50 a day. Now the tariff for car park P2 is also to be reduced – from the present €12 to €7 per day. The first week in P2 costs €40, with just €25 (instead of €30.00) levied for each consecutive week. P2 is very close to the passenger terminal and within easy walking distance. The new prices are valid from 10th July, 2009. Parking spaces can be booked in advance on the airport website, www.hahn-airport.de.


On schedule at the F1 weekend: express bus to the Nürburgring

Hahn Airport, 8th July, 2009. For motor sports fans who wish to experience the fascination of Formula 1 at the Nürburgring at close quarters, the Rhein–Mosel-Bus company is running an inexpensive bus shuttle from Frankfurt-Hahn Airport between the 10th and 12th of July, 2009. There will be connections from the Rhineland-Palatinate airport to "green hell" several times a day throughout the whole of the race weekend.


"Wr ctting prkng fees!"

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport is to slash its parking fees in time for the start of the summer holidays. From 10th July it will only cost €2.50 a day to park in P7 instead of the present €7.00. Cars can be left there for an entire week for just €17.50 (instead of €30.00). The shuttle bus will continue to take passengers to the terminal free of charge. The fee for use of the short-term car park P0 right outside the terminal building will also be reduced from €60.00 to €18.00 a day.


Frankfurt-Hahn ready for cargo customers

Free capacity, extremely short apron distances, as a result rapid processing and, above all, no ban on night flights: the positive aspects of Frankfurt-Hahn Airport for cargo customers are already familiar to many haulage contractors and cargo airlines. Cargo aircraft take off and land at Hahn every day without restrictions or time delays. In the face of discussion relating to the ban on night flights at Frankfurt Airport, Jörg Schumacher, Managing Director (Spokesman) of Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, has summarised the advantages of his airport in a letter to the German Haulage Contractors and Logistics Association.


Discover Rhineland-Palatinate

Getting to Germany by air couldn’t be easier and more uncomplicated than flying to the Low-Cost-Airport Frankfurt-Hahn which is located in Germany’s West Central region in Rhineland-Palatinate. You can fly from 52 destinations in Europe and North Africa to the conviently located airport for visiting the breath-taking Rhineland-Palatinate regions or nearby cities like Trier, Mainz, Wiesbaden, Heidelberg or Frankfurt Main.


Hering: “The Jobs at Hahn are safe”

The Secretary of State for Rhineland Palatinate in charge of Economics, Traffic, Agriculture and Viniculture, Mr. Hendrik Hering, has informed the employees of the airport Frankfurt-Hahn about the further development of the location. “The state of Rhineland Palatinate intents to take over the shares from of the Airport Frankfurt-Hahn from Fraport as of 01 January 2009.