YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
20 September 2016
Manchester Airports Group delivers '£6.2 billion of economic value'
For every £1 the group earned in revenue, economic activity worth another £8 is generated in the wider economy as a result.
Travel Weekly UK
Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
The aviation strategy adopted at the end of last year takes for the first time a holistic view of the challenges we are facing in European aviation and brings in a very strong European component. In doing so we look at all the different elements in the value chain and we strongly emphasize that they are equally important - that means airlines, airports, air navigation service providers, aircraft manufacturers and the European regulatory framework in terms of safety, security and so on.
Air Transport News
L'Union des aéroports français dénonce la suppression de 13 points de passage frontaliers
L'Union des aéroports français (UAF) a dénoncé lundi la "suppression brutale" de 13 des 85 points de passage frontaliers (PPF) en France signifiant l'arrêt du trafic de l'aviation d'affaires en provenance ou à destination des pays hors Schengen dans ces aéroports.
Air France plans low-cost startup to counter long-haul challenge
Air France-KLM Group said it's examining a range of options for entering the low-cost, long-haul travel market in a move that would parallel developments at German rival Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
The Airbus Group launches its Leadership University
The Airbus group launched its Leadership University yesterday, the 19
September, near Toulouse in Blagnac (south-western France). It's been under construction for the past 20 months and cost 36 million euros to build.