IFALPA Daily News – 8 November 2013
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Eight dead in Bolivian plane crash
A Bolivian plane carrying 18 people crashed on Sunday while trying to land during bad weather in
the north of the Andean country, killing eight passengers and injuring the others on board, the
director of a local hospital told Reuters.
Norwegian Air pilots call off strike
Some 600 pilots of budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle called off a planned strike on Monday after
four days of government mediation yielded a deal that secures their current work agreements.
Airport runway blocked for 30 minutes after Brit plane stalls on landing
Monday morning travellers at the Chennai airport were set back by over 45 minutes, after the
runway was blocked by a British Airways cargo plane that stalled, after landing.
Air India told to pay Rs 8 cr to M’lore crash pilot’s family
Air India will have to pay around Rs 8 crore to the family of Captain Zlatko Glusica, the pilot of the
Air India Express Boeing 737 that crashed in Mangalore on May 22, 2010, killing 158 people.
Unmanned helicopter makes maiden flight
The US Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has taken to the air for the first time.
Leo Varadkar rules out sale of State stake in Aer Lingus
Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has ruled out any short-term sale of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus.