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8 August 2016

Pilots gave $140,000 to politician opposing Norwegian Air plan
Peter DeFazio, the US congressman opposed to Irish-based  Norwegian  Air International launching cheap transatlantic flights, accepted $140,000 (€126,310) in campaign funding from members of a pilots' trade union.
Source:                                                            The Irish Times
Link:                                                               http://www.irishtimes.com/
Source:                                                               Air Journal
Link:                                                                  http://www.air-journal.fr/
Bilbao set for record year; Vueling leading carrier serving over 20 destinations; Norwegian starts daily Barcelona service
Bilbao  Airport in northern Spain is the country's 13 th  busiest, handling 4.28 million passengers in 2015. This is an increase of 6.5% over 2014, slightly above the average of 5.9% achieved across all Aena airports last year.
Source:                                                               anna.aero
Link:                                                                  http://www.anna.aero/
Source:                                                                Travel Retail Business
Link:                                                                   http://www.trbusiness.com/
Source:                                                                The Times of Malta
Link:                                                                   http://www.timesofmalta.com/
Source:                                                            Duty Free News International
Link:                                                               http://www.dfnionline.com/