YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
26 April 2016
Europe eyes Iran as alternative aviation route
The EU and Iran will discuss a horizontal agreement on air transport in the coming months, seen as a first step to bolster cooperation that could reduce the influence of United Arab Emirates and Qatar as hubs for long-haul flights.
Frankfurt aims to be first for pharma
Frankfurt is becoming Europe´s largest certified pharmaceutical hub, says the Germany gateway's Air Cargo Community. With the airport's Perishable Center and Bolloré Logistics Germany already having completed certification under IATA's (Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators) scheme, a further nine companies have also started the nine-month process.
Air Cargo News
Airbus delivers its first aircraft produced in the USA
The first ever delivery of an aircraft from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility took place on April 25
, in Mobile, Alabama. The entire team of employees from the American assembly line gathered to present their very first completed product, an Airbus A321, to JetBlue.
Air Transport News
Amadeus to deploy common-use systems at Cape Verde airports
IT developer Amadeus has been contracted by airport operator ASA to implement its common use platform and departure control systems in four airports across Cape Verde, an archipelago of 10 islands located off the northwest coast of Africa.
Passenger Terminal Today
Coindrum ties up 'big league' deal with Dufry
'Loose change' convertor, Coindrum, has opened at its first location with global duty free and travel retailer, Dufry, at Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) terminal one.
The project at MXP places a Coindrum unit right at the entrance of Dufry's new T1 flagship store.
Travel Retail Business