Fraport has filed a building permit application for the new Pier G at Frankfurt Airport, reflecting the growing importance of low-cost carriers at the German hub.
The new infrastructure "will be designed to provide cost-saving, no-frills ground handling for LCC traffic while being fully integrated into Frankfurt Airport's hub function", Fraport stated.
If the city authorities in Frankfurt approve the proposal, Fraport hopes that construction work on Pier G can begin in mid-2018. A general contractor will be selected after an EU-wide tender.
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