12 April 2016

Investment remains strong in global airport construction and expansion
A new report suggests investment activity in airport construction and expansion remains high in fast-growing regions of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa despite general sluggishness in the global economy.
Source:                          International Airport Review
2.7 million commercial drones by 2020: FAA
The United States' Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) predicts a sustained increase in the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). In its latest annual Aerospace Forecast Report covering the 2016 - 2036 period, the FAA estimates small, hobby UAS purchases may grow from 1.9 million in 2016 to as many as 4.3 million by 2020.
Source:                         Air Traffic Management
Brussels Airport: 15.000 passagers par jour cette semaine
L'aéroport de Bruxelles accueillera environ 15.000 passagers par jour cette semaine, annonce-t-il ce lundi. Il confirme en outre le chiffre de 450 vols (225 départs et 225 arrivées) effectués par jour.
Source:                         Le Vif
Pay-by-the-hour hotel to open at Charles de Gaulle Airport
Luxury hotel chain Yotel is to open an in-terminal hotel at Charles de Gaulle airport. Opening on July 1, the hotel is aimed at travellers catching early flights or a layover and can be booked by the hour.
Source:                          Buying Business Travel
Brussels Airlines inaugurates its Toronto service
Toronto's Pearson Airport is the first Canadian destination in the Brussels Airlines network and is an important hub to connect to many other destinations in Canada and the States.
Source:                         Aviation Tribune
Plans released of proposed Inverness Airport station
Highlands and Islands transport body Hitrans has released detailed plans of a proposed new railway station to serve Inverness Airport.
Source:                          BBC News