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Avinor Oslo Airport named Airport of the Year

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Oslo Airport was presented with the Airport of the Year Award at CAPA’s Aviation Awards for Excellence in Berlin yesterday. CAPAs Aviation Awards for Excellence is presented to airlines and airports that not only demonstrate success and good operations, but which have also proven to be industry leaders in terms of adapting to new and […]

Source: NTB


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Icelandair Begins Service from Kansas City

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Icelandair will officially launch seasonal service from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) with flight FI840 departing at 5:15PM local time. This historic event marks the first trans-Atlantic flight from the iconic MCI airport. Icelandair’s seasonal non-stop service from Kansas City to Iceland will operate three days a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, with easy connections to […]

Source: Icelandair.com


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Norway set to create zero emissions zones in fjords

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For years, Norway has been actively working through the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from international shipping and, at home, has pursued a similar policy. Norway has been and continues to be a leader in the promotion of battery-electric car ferries through public procurement as a climate measure. Development of […]

Source: Marine Log


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Norway plans to buy electric planes, mimicking green car success

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Norway said on Thursday it wants to buy electric passenger planes in the coming years to help slow climate change, building on its success with big tax breaks that have made it the world leader in electric car sales. State firm Avinor, which runs 45 airports in Norway, said the commitment to battery-powered aircraft could […]

Source: Reuters


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Norway aims for all short-haul flights 100 percent electric by 2040

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All of Norway’s short-haul airliners should be entirely electric by 2040, the country’s airport operator said on Wednesday, cementing the Nordic nation’s role as a pioneer in the field of electric transport. Avinor, the public operator of Norwegian airports, “aims to be the first in the world” to make the switch to electric air transport, […]

Source: The Local


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