IFALPA Daily News – 30 January 2014‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Pilots respond to final report on Cork air crash

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.

‘Sent to Siberia’ Ryanair pilot has claim thrown out

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 costs rise on pilot pay rate bump

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.

Some Paris flights cut as air traffic controllers strike

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 Parliament sets up clash over aviation emissions

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.

DGCA penalises 3 private airlines for not using trained pilots in fog

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.

Uzbekistan prohibits transportation of liquid in air passenger hand luggage

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

reported today.