YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE     
7 June 2016

Source:                                            Flight Chic
Link:                                               https://flightchic.com/ 
Source:                                            Air Cargo Week
Link:                                               http://www.aircargoweek.com/ 
Source:                                            Air Transport World
Link:                                               http://atwonline.com/
Birmingham Airport announces support for Gatwick expansion
CEO of Birmingham Airport Paul Kehoe said that a new Gatwick runway, when compared to the alternative Heathrow option, would lead to "greater competition and choice across the UK's long-haul airports, allowing Birmingham Airport to continue to grow and fire the Midlands Engine."
Source:                                          International Airport Review
Link:                                             http://www.internationalairportreview.com/
How Aena's 600 tenders produced a $1bn baby
Spain's airport operator, Aena, has turned its retail business around in spectacular fashion since 2011, with commercial revenue in 2015 reaching €912m/$1,03bn. 
Source:                                           Travel Retail Business
Link:                                              http://www.trbusiness.com/
Remote control
Remote towers will allow for safe and efficient air traffic services, potentially reducing the costs for air traffic services at airports by 30% to 40%, writes Avinor's Jan Østby.
Source:                                          Airport World
Link:                                             http://www.airport-world.com/
Finnair accelerates long haul growth based on Europe-Asia niche, thanks to A350 and labour deals
Finnair is now reinvigorating and accelerating its long haul growth plans, based on its niche in  Europe -Asia connecting  traffic . A target to double its 2010 Asia ASKs by 2020 has been brought forward to 2018, and this can be achieved with minimal additional investment. Through a refocused commercial strategy, Finnair hopes to stay ahead of market RASK performance in a weak unit revenue  environment .
Source:                                            CAPA - Centre for Aviation
Link:                                               http://centreforaviation.com/