YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
24 May 2016
Frankfurt Airport welcomes new route to Shenzhen in China
A new route from
to Shenzhen in China began operating three times a week via
on 21 May 2016.
International Airport Review
Is there a future for unmanned air cargo operations?
Earlier this year DHL Supply Chain opened a new facility in Singapore featuring 130 robotic shuttles to pick and store products, while Shanghai terminal operator PACTL is experimenting with robotic handling of air cargo shipments and driverless trucks will be tested on the UK's roads next year.
Air Cargo News
Bologna booming thanks to Ryanair and Emirates; passenger numbers up 14% in first four months of 2016; airberlin new for S16
On 3 November 2015 Bologna became Emirates' fourth destination in Italy following Rome Fiumicino, Milan Malpensa and Venice Marco Polo. It instantly became the airport's longest scheduled service at almost 4,500 kilometres. However, the airport's biggest customer by far is Ryanair which accounts for almost 50% of all traffic at the airport.
Luxembourg Airport opens nine new points of sale
Airport operator lux-Airport has opened nine points of sale and catering with partners Lagardère Travel Retail and SSP, having undergone a complete revamp of the airport's terminal.
Duty Free International News
Datalink through all French upper airspace
Controllers from the five French area control centres can provide ATC instruction of frequency transfer via datalink to all equipped aircraft above FL 195 (6,000 metres).
Air Traffic Management