Aerial photo of the new fourth runway at Frankfurt Airport. Courtesy, Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport (FRA) opened its €1.5 billion ($2.08 billion) fourth runway Friday when German chancellor Angela Merkel touched down onboard a government Airbus A319 on the new northwest runway (ATW Daily News, Oct. 5). One hour later, its first scheduled flight—a Lufthansa A321 from Hamburg with 172 passengers onboard—touched down.  Airport operator Fraport AG said that ...

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