YOUR DAILY NEWSROUND OF AVIATION STORIES IN EUROPE
22 June 2016
Latest CO2 reduction by Europe's airports announced
Following the global airport industry's commitment to reduce its carbon emissions made 8 years ago*, the intervening years since then
have seen a groundswell of airports become part of the industry carbon management initiative,
Airport Carbon Accreditation
Air Transport News
ACI Europe picks its best airport winners in Athens
ACI Europe held its 12th 'Best Airport Awards' event at last night's Gala Dinner at the 26th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition, hosted by Athens International Airport.
The airports association's awards are based on the four categories of traffic and were created to give recognition to achievements in core airport activities, including customer service, facilities, retail, security, community relations and environmental awareness and operations.
The Travel Retail Business
Budapest Airport boosts Bulgarian links
Having already exceeded four million passengers in 2016, Budapest Airport is showing early signs of surpassing latest forecasts predicting 11.1 million passengers by year-end. Continuing to expand its solid route network, the Hungarian gateway has welcomed its latest new airline partner, celebrating the inaugural flight of Bulgaria Air's four times weekly direct connection to Sofia.
Travel Daily News
New Schengen e-gates at Copenhagen
Passengers departing to or arriving from outside the Schengen Area are able to clear immigration in the same hall at Copenhagen Airport using nine self service biometric e-gates.
The new gates allow Danish Police to dynamically operate touchpoints by switching the flow according to the predicted volume of passengers entering or exiting the Schengen area.
Airport Focus International
Un premier demo-tour pour l'Airbus A350 en Chine
Airbus annonce que le deuxième A350-900, MSN2, va effectuer une campagne de démonstration en Chine entre le 25 juin et le 2 juillet.
L'appareil d'essais, qui dispose d'une cabine entièrement aménagée de 252 sièges (dont 42 en classe affaires), se posera ainsi à Pékin (PEK), Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA), Canton (CAN), Haikou (HAK) et Chengdu (CTU).
Le Journal de l'Aviation