IFALPA Daily News – 30 January 2014
The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) branch of IMPACT trade union has responded to the
publication (Tuesday) of the final report by the Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) into the
Fairchild Metro III accident in Cork on 10 February 2011.
A former Ryanair pilot who claims he was treated unreasonably harshly by the company when it
transferred him to Lithuania from his base in the south of France has lost his unfair dismissal claim
against the budget airline.
JetBlue Airways Corp. said more than half of a projected increase in operating costs in 2014 will
come from an agreement to raise pilot pay over three years.
A day of disruption was expected on Thursday as air traffic controllers in France and across Europe
went on strike over cost cuts and pan-European safety rules.
EU envoys face a clash with member states over whether to charge all airlines using EU airports for
their emissions after a parliamentary body on Thursday supported compromise plans to make
carriers pay for part of their journeys.
Three private airlines Indigo, GoAir and Jet Airways have been penalised by the Director General of
Civil Aviation (DGCA) for not using pilots trained to land in foggy conditions especially in Delhi.
The Uzbek State Inspection for Flight Safety Supervision has prohibited carrying of all kinds of liquids,
aerosols and gels in the hand luggage of air passengers from February 1, 2014, Uzbekistan Airways