IFALPA Daily News – 10 May 2013


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
UK Parliament transport committee calls for Heathrow airport expansion
A British parliamentary committee recommended Friday that the government permit an expansion
of Heathrow Airport, rather than allowing the construction of a new airport east of London.
Slovenia to sell national carrier to avert bailout
Slovenia on Thursday pledged to sell its national airline and 14 other state firms under a crisis
package to avert an international bailout.
Dubai airports to upgrade runways in 2014
Dubai Airports today announced that it will conduct an extensive runway enhancement project at
Dubai International (DXB) during an 80 day period commencing May 1, 2014.
Smaller airports take bigger hit as airlines cut flights
If you want to see the Fourth of July parade in your little hometown, you should book your flight now.
Otherwise, you may have to drive there, or watch a video of the floats via an old friend’s smartphone.
Production of Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 787-9 ahead of schedule
Air New Zealand said production of its first of 10 Boeing 787-9 aircraft is three weeks ahead of
chedule at Boeing’s Everett factory in Seattle, Wash.
Airbus provides paperless flight data to pilots with Dell
Airbus has partnered with Dell to provide electronic flight bag (EFB) systems for A320 airliner operators worldwide.
American Airlines settles safety claims for $24.9M
American Airlines has agreed to pay $24.9 million to settle $162 million in potential fines that were proposed by U.S. safety regulators.