In a major surprise Tuesday, a regional court in Germany banned all late night flights at Frankfurt Airport. Take-offs and landings no longer will be allowed between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., effective Oct. 21–the day the fourth runway opens at Europe’s third largest airport. The decision came as a complete surprise to all parties involved and is a major shock for cargo operators, particularly Lufthansa Cargo. The airline has scheduled 11 flights per night for the upcoming winter timetable and ...

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