YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
18 July 2016
European Aviation can still be profitable - EESC calls for investment, integration & social dialogue
The overarching goal of the EU Aviation Strategy should be to create a climate which encourages European investors to invest in the aviation sector, according to the EESC - the EU institution representing civil society.
Air Transport News
Swedavia names Abrahamsson as its new President and CEO
Swedish airport operator, Swedavia, has announced that Jonas Abrahamsson will be their next president and CEO, although he may not be onboard until January 2017.
UK: new transport secretary promises rapid action on airport decision
New transport secretary Chris Grayling has pledged that the government will to "move rapidly" to make a decision on a new runway in the south-east.
Grayling, who was appointed to the role in Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle, said that an immediate decision would be taken to "provide certainty" to businesses.
Travel Weekly UK
Reducing the transmission of infectious diseases at airports
Transport hubs such as airports play a major role in the spread of transmissible diseases. Now, a project called PANDHUB is looking at ways of reducing that risk and managing high-threat endemics.
Why airlines should look to Asia and the Middle East for growth
Major global airlines searching for growth opportunities may want to expand to less developed markets in Asia and the Middle East according to a new report from OAG, an aviation intelligence firm.
Ferrovial se lanza a por el aeropuerto de Los Ángeles por 2.000 millones
Ferrovial redobla su apuesta por el negocio aeroportuario. La compañía española ha entrado en la puja por hacerse con el contrato para diseñar, construir, mantener, financiar y explotar un nuevo sistema ferroviario que conectará las distintas terminales del Aeropuerto Internacional de Los Ángeles, en Estados Unidos. El proyecto está valorado en unos 2.000 millones de euros.