YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE     
5 July 2016
French regional airports sale attracts at least 11 offers
The sale of 60 percent stakes in the French airports of Nice Cote d'Azur and Lyon-Saint-Exupery has attracted at least 11 firm offers while two potential candidates have dropped out of the race for Nice, sources close to the bidders said on Monday.
Source:                                                         Reuters
Link:                                                            http://www.reuters.com/
Source:                                                         SKIFT
Link:                                                            https://skift.com/
Porto Airport invests €1.6m in new commercial areas
Portugal's second busiest airport, Porto, has renovated its departures commercial area with the addition of 1,500sq m of duty free and travel retail space at a cost of €1.6m/$1.76m that is expected to generate a sales lift of +26%. 
Source:                                                       Travel Retail Business
Link:                                                          http://www.trbusiness.com/
Brussels Airlines pourrait être logée sous la coupole Eurowings
La compagnie aérienne Lufthansa, actionnaire de Brussels Airlines, prévoit d'intégrer de plus petites compagnies au sein de sa filiale à bas coûts Eurowings. Un scénario qui pourrait concerner Brussels Airlines, a laissé entendre lundi le patron de Lufthansa, Carsten Spohr.
Source:                                                       Le Vif
Link:                                                          http://trends.levif.be/
State of the environmental challenge in Europe today
The adoption of the Paris Agreement at the COP21 in December last year and the long negotiations leading up to it refocused the world's attention on the global environmental challenges it faces and the need to take action. In this respect the aviation sector, one of the world's most heavily regulated industries, has for many years taken on its own environmental challenge.
Source:                                                      Airport Business
Link:                                                         http://www.airport-business.com/
Budapest Airport welcomes first direct connection to South Korea
Budapest Airport welcomed its first direct connection to South Korea on Friday 01 July via Hungarian gateway's latest airline partner, Asiana Airlines.
Source:                                                        International Airport Review
Link:                                                           http://www.internationalairportreview.com/
Keeping one step ahead of the game with airport weather forecasting
Advanced navigation tools are helping airports make more accurate weather predictions and reduce costly delays. With new weather software championed by NASA and the MET Office, as well as smart rerouting and rebooking strategies implemented by major airlines, the aviation industry is perfecting the art of weather prediction.
Source:                                                        Airport Technology
Link:                                                           http://www.airport-technology.com/