YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
10 June 2016
The row over airport charges intensifies: ACI EUROPE and A4E at odds on ''tills''
The debate between A4E and ACI EUROPE intensified this week as ACI EUROPE released a new study tackling claims made by A4E that airport charges are excessive.
Boost for the north as first direct China flight outside London launches
The first direct, scheduled flight from outside of London to mainland China will launch today from Manchester Airport.
The four times a week Hainan Airlines service to Beijing is being hailed as a significant boost for the region and the government's 'Northern Powerhouse' ambitions.
Travel Weekly UK
Fraport completes T1 forecourt renovation
Airport operator Fraport has completed the newly renovated Terminal 1 (T1) arrivals forecourt at Frankfurt Airport in Germany.
The €36m (US$41m) project took more than a year to complete and involved the modernization of the whole outdoor area including the terminal façade, which was fitted with a new glass and steel structure covering 22,600ft2 and incorporating 34,000 LEDs.
Passenger Terminal Today
Stansted starts £5m security and services upgrade
Stansted Airport has embarked on its latest phase of projects designed to "enhance customer service and security" ahead of the peak summer period.
Buying Business Travel
Sustainability benefits showcased in Performance-Based Navigation demonstration flights
The SESAR JU RISE project continues to prove the benefits of performance-based navigation (PBN) in Cyprus over the past two months. Since February, more than 30 flight trials have been conducted in Larnaca, with 20 additional trials in Paphos.
Air Transport News
Nice veut séduire ses passagers chinois
L'Aéroport de Nice, qui a accueilli 130 000 passagers chinois en 2015 (6 fois plus qu'il y a dix ans),
ne cesse d'améliorer ses services
à leur intention avec dix points d'amélioration identifiés.
Russia, UK to increase Moscow-London frequencies
Russia and the UK have agreed to increase the number of Moscow-London frequencies from 21X- to 35X-weekly for first-designated carriers. "These traffic rights are applicable for any type of aircraft smaller than a 500-seat capacity," according to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed by the countries at the end of May.
Air Transport World