YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
17 June 2016
Airport industry prepares to mark a quarter century of progress
The European airport industry will be meeting in Athens next week for the Annual Congress & General Assembly of ACI EUROPE, hosted by Athens International Airport (AIA). Taking place on 20 to 22 June, the event will bring together more than 300 airport executives, representatives from the EU institutions, the Greek authorities, and business partners - including airlines, ground handlers, retailers and security companies, to debate current and future trends in air transport.
Travel Daily News
Greece postpones deadline for Kasteli airport bids to end-July
Greece has extended to end-July the deadline for bids to build and operate a new airport on the island of Crete.
The government, which signed up to a third international bailout last year, had initially set a February deadline for submission of binding bids for the build-operate transfer (BOT) project worth an estimated 850 million euros ($967 million).
Russian authorities approve Moscow Sheremetyevo development
The Moscow Region Urban Council has approved the Northern Terminal Complex development project for
Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO)
, which is scheduled to be completed by 2018.
Air Transport World
New functionality for HungaroControl's ATS system
Test operations for the A-CDM (Airport-Collaborative Decision Making) functionality upgrade to
's air navigation software are nearly completed. The objective of the project (co-financed from EU funds) is to establish a procedure that ensures timely information for air traffic controllers, the airport, airlines and ground handling companies to enable accurate planning.
Avinor partners with NATS to join iTEC
Avinor, the Norwegian air navigation service provider, has officially joined the iTEC collaboration, marking another step towards aligning air traffic management systems in support of a Single European Sky.
Air Traffic Management
Dufry launches revamped main walk-through store at EuroAirport
Dufry has inaugurated its main walk-through store at the bi-national EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg.
Dufry said much of the new store concept was based on specific passenger feedback.
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