The news on BSR-webb: http://eu.baltic.net/8_new_Baltic_Sea_cooperation_projects.16605.html
BALTIC BIRD (Improved accessibility of the Baltic Sea Region by air transport) will
improve air transport connections to/from the peripheral areas in the North and East of
the BSR. The project will introduce several new flight routes and come up with a toolbox
of instruments to set up new passenger flight connections.
Baltic Bird -project aims at establishing new flight connections to peripheral areas by a transnationally developed and applied specific set of instruments, such as Air Transport Market Analysis, Airport Marketing Concept, Public Service Obligations Manual and Tourism Destination Development.
The partnership will analyse how to reduce extensive detours flights via Oslo and Stockholm to the benefit of less fuel consuming direct flights, connecting locations in the northern part of Norway, Sweden and Finland while reducing CO2 footprint.
The project will also work on better interconnectivity which will combine airside transportation with sustainable innovative individual public transport services to/from airports to reduce individual transport share.
The budget of the 3-year project is approx. 2,9 M€ and the partnership consists of 21 partners and 13 associated organizations from 8 Baltic countries including Norway.
Further information from Baltic Bird -project leadpartner:
Dr. Oliver Boldt
Universal Transport Consulting GmbH, Germany
Another approved project was Bothnian Green Logistic Corridor, further information: http://www.centralsweden.se/userfiles//New%20Leaflet-Bothnian%20Green%20Corridor-110510-2-A4.pdf