14 March 2016

IFM Global offers 21% premium to increase Vienna Airport stake
IFM Global Infrastructure Fund offered to pay a 21 percent premium to increase its stake in Vienna International Airport as the Australian private-equity investment company seeks stable income from infrastructure operators amid a drop in interest rates.
Source:                       Bloomberg
Scottish government to start APD consultation
The Scottish government is to start consultation on plans to halve Air Passenger Duty on flights from airports in Scotland. Control of the tax is due to be devolved to Holyrood when the Scotland Bill becomes law.
Source:                       Travel Weekly UK
HungaroControl's pioneer Remote Tower concept with its advanced implementation plan achieved massive interest
A trilateral collaboration between HungaroControlThales and Searidge was formed at World ATM Congress (WATMC) which is based upon a shared, compelling vision for a robust and flexible remote tower solution.
Source:                       CANSO
WATM: Madeira showcases PBN benefits
The SESAR JU RISE project carried out the latest in successful demonstration flights as TAP Portugal, in partnership with NAV Portugal and Airbus ProSky, conducted flight trials at Madeira.
Source:                       Air Traffic Management
Début ce lundi des travaux pour agrandir l'aéroport de Charleroi: qu'est-ce qui va changer pour les passagers?
C'est une nouvelle étape importante pour le développement de l'aéroport de Charleroi, les travaux du nouveau terminal, le deuxième, débutent ce lundi matin. Tout devrait être terminé d'ici un an. Ce nouveau terminal est nécessaire pour répondre au succès grandissant de l'aéroport.
Source:                       RTL
Europe's busiest airline, Ryanair, to put greater focus on EX-YU market
Europe's busiest airline, Ryanair, is expected to put a greater emphasis on the former Yugoslav market following the opening of a new base in nearby Timisoara in Romania and Sofia in Bulgaria later this year. The budget carrier will expand its operations from both Zadar and Podgorica this summer but is also eyeing flights from Tivat and Skopje. 
Source:              Business News
Wizz Air is #1 in Vilnius as network reaches 23 destinations; Ryanair set to compete on London Luton route, Vueling on Barcelona route
Wizz Air opened its base in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, on 16 April 2011. As it approaches its fifth anniversary at the airport it is set once again to become the airport's biggest airline this summer, operating more weekly scheduled flights and offering more weekly scheduled seats than either of its nearest rivals, Ryanair and airBaltic.