Frankfurt is maintaining its timeline for opening its fourth runway on Oct. 30 when the IATA 2011-12 winter schedule begins. A timer on operator Fraport's website shows the countdown for the first landing on the runway in days, hours, minutes and seconds. The 2,800-m.-long runway will allow for parallel takeoff and landing operations and raise FRA's capacity by 50% from 83 to 126 movements per hr. Separately, Fraport announced it concluded a new agreement with Lufthansa covering ...

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