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Frankfurt Airport Sees Passengers Dwindle in Uncertain Times | Business | Deutsche Welle | 11.12.2008

Fraport said the number of passengers travelling through Frankfurt Airport in November had dropped 7 percent to 3.9 million from the same month last year.

Aircraft movements shrank by 3.4 percent to 38,733 takeoffs and landings, while only the number of intercontinental passenger flights increased by 0.5 percent.     

The operator said passenger levels at Frankfurt -- Europe's second busiest hub after Paris's Charles de Gaulle -- from January to November had also dropped, albeit by only 1 percent to 49.7 million people.




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by DoDo on Thu Dec 11th, 2008 at 03:18:29 PM EST
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Fourth delay for 'green' Boeing Dreamliner - Business News, Business - The Independent

In the fourth delay to the project, US-based Boeing announced that the first flight of the 787 had been put back to spring 2009 and the first delivery delayed until the first three months of 2010.

... Today, Boeing said the new schedule reflected a strike by employees and further production problems.




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by DoDo on Thu Dec 11th, 2008 at 03:18:40 PM EST
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