30 March 2016

Brussels Airport remains shut 
The main Brussels Airport remained closed on Wednesday as officials completed work on temporary repairs more than a week after suicide bombs ripped through the departures hall. 
Source:                    Bloomberg
Brussels' cargo operations begin to return to normal after attacks
Air cargo operations at  Brussels airport  have begun to return to normal over the last couple of days after last week's attacks  that left 15 people dead. The Belgian airport began accepting freighter flights last Wednesday, the day after suicide bombers launched an attack in the airport's check-in area, but passenger flights are still grounded.
Source:                     Air Cargo News
Source:                     Airport World
Bulgaria government to grant concession on Plovdiv Airport 
Bulgaria's government decided on Wednesday to award the concession of the airport in Plovdiv. At a ministerial meeting, a previous announcement by Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski was confirmed that envisages the opening of a procedure to grant a 35-year concession (the maximum initial length under Bulgarian law) on the airport. 
Source:                      Novinite
SAS opens new Boston route
As part of a major expansion of its long haul routes, SAS announced the launch of a year-round service from Copenhagen to Boston with daily departures. SAS is the first airline to fly direct to Boston from Scandinavia. 
Source:                      Travel Daily News International
Gebr Heinemann sees turnover reach $4bn in 2015
Gebr Heinemann generated a turnover of €3.6bn ($4.06bn) in 2015, a growth of 13% on the previous year. The retail business generated revenues of  €2.8bn while the company's distribution business generated €800m. 
Source:                      Duty Free News International
Venice Airport railway system set for 2023
President of Venice Airport Company (SAVE) Enrico Marchi and CEO of Italian Railway Network (RFI) Maurizio Gentile have signed a memorandum of understanding to plan, finance, and schedule a new railway link project that will connect Venice Marco Polo International Airport with Venice - Trieste line.
Source:                      Airport Focus International