Airport Regions Conference, Newsletter 65
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UN rejects EU request to attend green aviation meeting

The United Nations’ agency for aviation, the ICAO, has snubbed a request by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to allow MEPs to sit in on a crunch meeting to reduce the industry’s contribution to climate change.

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Brexit up in the air: implications for aviation if the UK votes to leave the European Union

A recent opinion poll say voters favouring a British exit from the European Union now number more than those favouring the status quo.

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A teen flew from Sheffield to Essex via Berlin because it was cheaper than the train

A man flew from a business meeting in Sheffield to his home in Essex via Berlin because it was £8 cheaper than taking the train.

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Tourism in the EU: New peak of almost 2.8 bn tourism nights spent in the EU in 2015

In 2015, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union (EU) is expected to have reached a new record level of around 2.8 billion nights, up by 3.2% compared with 2014.

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Dublin-London second-busiest route in world

Almost 4.5 million people flew between Dublin and London last year, underscoring its position as one the world’s busiest international air routes.

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Sitting On Runway Waiting For Takeoff May Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

That frustrating and sometimes lengthy period between boarding an airplane and taking off could soon be consigned to the history books.

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Hydrogen fuel cells… on a plane?

European airline easyJet unveiled its plans for a zero emissions hydrogen fuel system on Tuesday, which it says could save about 50,000 tons of fuel per year. 

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The world's scariest airport landings and runways

For passengers, the approach to this remote airport is among the world's most beautiful, involving, as it does, a flight up a fjord. But turbulence is a constant problem, even on seemingly calm days. 

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Europe lags behind US in new plans to tackle CO2 emissions from planes

Europe’s proposals for a landmark international fuel efficiency standard for aircraft would save considerably less carbon emissions than those put forward by the US

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