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Frankfurt Airport's Winter Timetable 2002/03: Upward Trend - More Airlines And Destinations In Scheduled Passenger Traffic

Frankfurt, Germany (ots) - Global Network: 106 Scheduled Passenger Airlines Link FRA with 274 Destinations in 104 Countries Frankfurt Airport's Winter Timetable 2002/03, which goes into effect on October 27, will offer a choice of 4'206 direct connections per week for scheduled passenger services. Some 106 scheduled passenger airlines - six more than for the corresponding timetable last year - will link Frankfurt Airport (FRA) with 274 destinations (up from 273) in 104 countries (up from 103). Thus, the timetable offering has again reached a level similar to what it was before the events of 9/11. Frankfurt's top European routes will be London-Heathrow with 134 weekly connections, Paris-Charles de Gaulle with 121, and Berlin-Tegel with 110. The most frequented Asian routes will be Singapore with 31 connections per week, Bangkok with 26, and Tokyo with 21. In North America, Los Angeles will be the top route with 35 connections per week, followed by Chicago and New York-JFK with 28 connections each. Regarding scheduled cargo services with freighter aircraft, FRA's Winter Timetable 2002/03 will offer 248 planned direct connections per week. The new timetable will feature 11 airlines linking FRA with 64 destinations in 39 countries - including Cairo (Egypt) as a new cargo destination. The importance of Frankfurt as a hub in international air transportation is underscored by the fact that intercontinental flights have grown noticeably in the timetable, in contrast to European and especially domestic flights. ots Original Text Service: Fraport AG Internet: www.newwsaktuell.ch Contact: Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide Attn: Robert A. Payne - Manager International Press D-60547 Frankfurt am Main Germany Phone: +49/69/690'785'47 Fax +49/69/690'605'48 mailto:r.payne@fraport.de Internet: http://www.fraport.com

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