EIB PLANS TO FUND FRANKFURT A380 EXPANSION

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank (EIB) is planning to lend around Euro 400 million to Frankfurt airport owner Fraport to part fund new improvements to its terminal facilities. These are designed to help its handling of the new A380 Airbus planes, as well as comply with new security regulations and improve its environmental performance. Fraport wants to add a new pier to its terminal to help manage more A380 flights, for which it has redesigned its taxiways and passenger walkways. "The modernisation of the airport will facilitate ...


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