Latest news April and May from around Europe and beyond

Berlin:  Internal email warns the opening of Berlin’s controversial new airport could be postponed yet again – beyond 2017

Frankfurt:  Frankfurt Airport accused of just “shuffling the noise” with new noise plan via

London:  Excellent and timely overview of the runways debate in the UK by Gwyn Topham in the Guardian

Munich:  Münchens OB: Dritte Startbahn nur über neuen Bürgerentscheid

Rome:  Il Comitato per la riduzione dell’impatto ambientale aeroporto ha inviato una lettera al…

Frankfurt:    Thousands still occupy the terminal in Frankfurt eack week to protest against the 4th runway which opened in…2011

London:  Protesters stage silent air pollution protest in Terminal 5. Pictures and press release

 Mexico City:  Aerotropolis plan for new Mexico City Airport – industrial park, hotels, malls, free trade zone (i.e. tax breaks)

France: Les compagnies aériennes européennes font bloc face à la concurrence des pays du – via

Belfast (Northern Ireland):  Residents brand proposals to treble the number of flights at Belfast City Airport as ‘intolerable’  

Paris:   La qualité de l’air reste problématique en Île-de-France :