YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE     
27 June 2016

"Chinese investors in Europe's airports 2016": Europe is in favour again. 
China  is investing huge sums on its own airports - up to USD130 billion over the next 15 years - but Chinese inward investment to other countries for the same purpose elsewhere is not insignificant. While  Africa , in particular, has been on the Chinese radar for years,  Europe , where some of the first Chinese airport investments were, is once again in favour.
Source:                                                    CAPA - Centre for Aviation
Link:                                                       http://centreforaviation.com/
Source:                                                      Air Transport News
Link:                                                         http://www.atn.aero/
Major retail upgrade as Lisbon Airport expands
ANA/VINCI Airports says it has taken the opportunity to significantly expand its commercial areas and product ranges at Humberto Delgado (Lisbon) Airport, while investing in improved operating capacity. 
Source:                                                     Travel Retail Business
Link:                                                        http://www.trbusiness.com/
Eurowings Europe launches operations
Lufthansa Group low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Eurowings Europe has launched its first flight from Vienna to Alicante June 23. The company received its air operator's certificate (AOC) in Austria recently. Its first Airbus A320 is based in Vienna and the fleet should grow to up to three aircraft by October.
Source:                                                     Air Transport World
Link:                                                        http://atwonline.com/
Europe to enjoy Free Route Airspace between NEFAB and DK/SE FAB
European airspace users will be able to travel through Free Route Airspace (FRA) across North European Functional Airspace Block (NEFAB) East, which comprises Estonia, Finland, and Latvia, and DK/SE FAB, which covers Denmark and Sweden.
Source:                                                      Airport Technology
Link:                                                         http://www.airport-technology.com/
LFV, Saab plan multiple remote tower ops
Sweden's LFV and Saab have signed an agreement to upgrade the software at LFV remote tower centre in Sundsvall, introducing new functions that will support the simultaneous management of two airports (multiple operations).
Source:                                                    Air Traffic Management
Link:                                                       http://www.airtrafficmanagement.net/