Air International 1992-09
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T.Todd - Frankfurt Airport: Born again, but for how long?
Frankfurt’s first jet - an Aeroflot Tu-104 which visited in the late 1950s.
General view of Frankfurt apron in the 1950s with a Swissair DC-3 in the foreground and one of their DC-4s behind.
First landing of American Overseas Airlines at Frankfurt, still under US control, May 18. 1946.
Another view of the airport in the 1950s with Pan American, Argentine and Swiss aircraft on the apron.
General view of Frankfurt apron in the 1950s with a Swissair DC-3 in the foreground and one of their DC-4s behind.
Another view of the airport in the 1950s with Pan American, Argentine and Swiss aircraft on the apron.
Classic lines of the Junkers Ju 52 in front of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport terminal in 1936 with a Heinkel He 70 in the background. Lufthansa Ju 52 D-AQUQ officially opened the airport during that year and the type was the mainstay of the airline's fleet between 1932 and 1945.
Lufthansa Cargo Boeing 747-230F D-ABVO being loaded at Frankfurt. The airport is now one of Europe's biggest freight handlers, dealing in everything from racehorses to bullion.
Another view of the airport in the 1950s with Pan American, Argentine and Swiss aircraft on the apron.
Frankfurt Airport’s main Terminal 1 building fronted by a Canadian Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30. This central European hub is set to undergo more development.
Classic lines of the Junkers Ju 52 in front of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main Airport terminal in 1936 with a Heinkel He 70 in the background. Lufthansa Ju 52 D-AQUQ officially opened the airport during that year and the type was the mainstay of the airline's fleet between 1932 and 1945.