YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE     
2 June 2016


Norway's aviation tax is ill-advised says ACI EUROPE
ACI EUROPE  has reacted strongly to the Norwegian government's aviation tax on air passengers which comes in to effect on 01 June 2016 for all departing passengers. In a statement reacting to the Norwegian government's decision to implement the duty, ACI EUROPE said that the tax was ill-advised, damaging and counterproductive and is a worry development.
Source:                                       International Airport Review
Link:                                          http://www.internationalairportreview.com/
Private investment in airport infrastructure is popular again: the growing importance of the PPP
Privatisation  of airports, or at the very least their corporatisation into independent business units that behave along business lines, has again become fashionable. Money is now easier to obtain and air transport infrastructure is popular with investors as it typically has a long term cycle attached to it, usually quite the opposite of the airlines that use it.
Source:                                        CAPA - Centre for Aviation
Link:                                           http://centreforaviation.com/
Source:                                           GreenAir Online
Link:                                              http://www.greenaironline.com/
US could license Norwegian Air to fly to Boston within weeks
Washington could license Irish-based  Norwegian  Air International to fly to the US within weeks, paving the way for services connecting Cork and Shannon with Boston.
Source:                                          The Irish Times
Link:                                             http://www.irishtimes.com/
Source:                                         Travel Retail Business
Link:                                            http://www.trbusiness.com/
Source:                                          Europa Press
Link:                                             http://www.europapress.es/
Source:                                          Airport World
Link:                                             http://www.airport-world.com/