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15 June 2016
Forget Gatwick and Heathrow: UK's smaller airports seek expansion
While the country is growing increasingly impatient with the government's hesitation on whether to deliver a new runway at either Heathrow or Gatwick, the rest of the UK's airports are feeling left out in dealing with an unprecedented level of growth.
European Commission's transport chief criticises Norwegian Air delay
The European Commission's transport chief,
, has criticised the
for its delay in granting Irish-based
International a licence that would allow it to fly to Boston from Cork.
The Irish Times
airBaltic aims to raise turnover to nearly EUR 500 mln by 2021
By successfully implementing its Horizon 2021 business plan, Latvian national carrier airBaltic hopes to turn over EUR 471 million in 2021.
The Baltic Course
Gatwick completes pier development project
A £186 million development at Gatwick has opened including the airport's first early bag drop store.
The new Pier 1 at the South Terminal incorporates a facility allowing up to 2,600 bags to be checked up to 18 hours before flights depart.
Travel Weekly UK
From green slime to jet fuel: algae offers airlines a cleaner future
As airlines struggle to find cleaner ways to power jets and with an industry-wide meeting on CO2 emissions just months away, scientists are busy growing algae in vast open tanks at an Airbus site at Ottobrun, near Munich.
Shanghai and Luxembourg sign pharma deal
Two more airport operators have signed a deal to promote transport of temperature-sensitive pharma products between Europe and Asia.
Air Cargo News