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Airport Regions Conference, Newsletter 63
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Dear Members and ARC Friends, 


Even though the end of the year is approaching, it is quite an eventful time for for Regions and Airports. In this issue of our newsletter, you can find a combination of environmental news, as well as some interesting articles about innovation in aviation, travelling and some holiday facts. 

Feel free to send us anything you believe is interesting and you would like to share with our colleagues. 

Yours,

ARC Secretariat 

 

ICAO and UNFCCC join forces to bring CDM coverage to aviation in advance of important 2015 Paris climate conference

The ICAO announced the adoption of the first aviation-related Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) methodology under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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Busiest ever Christmas period expected for Lapland's airports

Lapland's airports are expecting a record breaking winter with more flights and passengers handled across its five gateways than ever before during the Xmas period.

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Developing a Business Case for Renewable Energy at Airports

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) has released a pre-publication, non-edited version of Developing a Business Case for Renewable Energy at Airports.

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Video - How much CO2 is emitted by air transport?

Since the Paris Conference (COP21) on climate change will be held from 30 November to 11 December, we thought it would be interesting to look into the impact of aviation on our environment.

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10+ Differences Between Tourists And Travellers

What's the difference between a tourist and a traveller? Holidify, a company catering to people wishing to visit India, just released a series of simple images illustrating their interpretation of this question. 

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Report Card: Airbus A380 After Eight Years In Service

When Singapore Airlines Flight SQ380 took off on Oct. 25, 2007, the airline opened a new chapter in the history of commercial air transport.

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The rise of the "BIZCATION"

There's a business case for tacking some vacation onto a work trip: research has shown that travel enhances creativity in tangible ways. 
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How exactly does the Hyperloop work?

Elon Musk's Hyperloop, the tube transit system that seems straight out of sci-fi, is gaining more and more attention, but how exactly does it work? Here's a brief overview of the science behind this revolutionary invention.
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Airbus patents modular cabins that turn planes into trucks

Flying coach in commercial airliners is already a fairly miserable process, but it can seem like aircraft designers are bent on making the experience even worse. 
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