Frankfurt Airport (FRA) will open its new runway 07L/25R Oct. 21, creating increased capacity that has attracted interest from airlines wanting to start new services, a Fraport executive told ATW this week at the World Route Development Forum in Berlin.  "Slot requests for the winter 2011-12 schedule increased by 8%. We know from experience that not all of this demand will turn into actual flights, but we can confirm some major coups for the upcoming winter season," ...

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