YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
25 May 2016
Greece moving forward in 14 regional airports, Fraport welcomes ratification of contracts
On Monday, the Greek parliament concluded ratification of contracts for the concession of 14 regional airports, a move welcomed by Fraport as they noted that this is one of the biggest investments in Greece.
Wizz Air profits up 53% as passenger numbers rise
Profits at budget carrier Wizz Air rose by more than 50% to €224 million in the year to March 31.
The increase came as passenger numbers rose by 21% to 20 million with an improved load factor of 88.2%.
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China to encourage domestic airlines to go overseas
China will further expand air rights and improve the way it allocates international routes to domestic airlines as it tries to encourage them to participate in the international market, the country's aviation regulator said on Wednesday.
New technology could eliminate the need for multiple security checks at airports
SITA is exploring the potential of new 'blockchain' technology to provide travellers with a secure single token to travel through airports and across borders.
Charleroi veut allonger sa piste pour développer des vols transatlantiques
L'aéroport de Charleroi (Brussels South Charleroi Airport - BSCA) entend allonger sa piste actuelle à 3.200 mètres dans le cadre de son développement futur.