YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
19 July 2016
Greece expects to wrap up talks on extending Athens airport concession in September
Negotiations between Greece and shareholders of the country's biggest airport to extend a concession deal by 20 years are likely to be wrapped by September, the head of the country's privatisations agency, Stergios Pitsiorlas.
Solar Impulse team predicts solar electric passenger planes within 10 years
The co-pilots and founders of Solar Impulse - the
remarkable solar powered plane
that is making a ground-breaking flight around the world - have made a stunning prediction: There will be short-haul electric planes for up to 50 people operating within 10 years.
SESAR Single European Sky ATM Research : Integrated EU Aviation Policy - SESAR as a case study for the future
The overarching goal of the EU Aviation Strategy should be to improve the investment climate, with a view to encouraging European investment in the EU aviation industry, increasing competitiveness within the sector and enhancing the sector's role in the economy, thus promoting overall economic growth and the creation of new jobs.
Norwegian places order for 30 Airbus 321LR planes
Norwegian's subsidiary Arctic Aviation Assets has placed a new order of 30 Airbus 321 Long Range aircraft.
Norwegian will operate the A321LR once the aircraft enters service in 2019.
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HungaroControl, Frequentis, Atos to support SESAR 2020
Nineteen members will participate in the industrial research, validation and demonstration activities of SESAR 2020, including the Frequentis SESAR partners consortium - consisting of Atos, HungaroControl and Frequentis.
Air Traffic Management
Ferrovial's Gonzalo Velasco ponders whether vertical airports are the long-term future for commercial aviation.
What next for the world's airports in terms of design?