Fraport began testing the world’s first walk-through security scanner for passengers at Frankfurt Airport. The R&S QPS Walk2000 from Rohde & Schwarz is designed to speed up security checks.
Beginning this year, passengers traveling through Frankfurt Airport (Fraport) can breeze through the various steps in the journey – from check-in to boarding – simply by scanning their faces at biometric touchpoints across the airport. This solution will be rolled out and available to all interested airlines at the airport
Previously occupying three inter-connected buildings with 1,008 rooms, the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Centre has been divided to allow for a 779-room Sheraton hotel and a 233-room Marriott hotel.
The new hotel is the perfect base for travellers flying to and from Frankfurt to almost 300 destinations via 106 airlines, making it one of the world’s largest and best-connected airports.
Qatar Airways has announced it will add the state-of-the-art Airbus A380 to one of its two daily services from Doha to Frankfurt from March 31st.
Welcoming more than 60 million passengers each year, Frankfurt Airport is one of the busiest in the world. However, few visitors realise the airport is situated in one of the most beautiful regions of Germany. Here Phil Sharp visits for Breaking Travel News to discover just what they are missing.
Besides being one of the world`s largest aviation hubs, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is renowned for being well-connected by rail – with numerous regional and national destinations in Germany, plus international destinations in neighboring countries.
Recording an average on-time performance of 82.3 per cent for arriving and departing flights in 2013, Frankfurt Airport achieved its best punctuality score in history. Punctuality rates as high as 85 per cent were reached even during FRA’s heaviest traffic months from July to October 2013 – thus setting a new historical record for individual months.