YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
14 July 2016
Norwegian Airlines sees profits double
Low-cost carrier Norwegian has reported a doubling of its profit from last year, growth in all its markets and the ordering of 30 new Airbus aircraft.
Travel Weekly UK
Airbus demonstrates aircraft inspection by drone at Farnborough Innovation and digitalisation for production ramp up
Airbus has demonstrated aircraft visual inspection using a drone at the Farnborough Airshow.
The drone, equipped with a high definition camera, performs visual inspection for the upper part of the aircraft. It is flown using an automatic flight control system supervised by a human pilot.
Air Transport News
Oslo Airport creates "unique shopping experience" for arrivals passengers
Oslo Airport is to open its new arrivals duty free shop in its expanded terminal in early September, which airport operator Avinor says will create a more spacious and inviting retail experience for passengers.
Paros island to inaugurate new airport
The Greek holiday island of Paros will be inaugurating its new airport on July 25, with domestic carrier Olympic Air offering 9,000 discount tickets through July and August between the island and the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki.
Airport libraries take off
From paperbacks to e-books, more and more airports across the world are opening in-house libraries and reading loungers to cater to stressed or bored air travellers. So what are some of the most successful bookish initiatives airports brought forward in recent years?
5 cool planes you might find yourself traveling on soon
Many aircraft at Farnborough will be planes that will transport you to unforgettable vacations and career-changing business events. Some of these planes will be bought and paid for by your taxes.