IFALPA Daily News – 12 June 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Airbus A350 first flight set for Friday
Airbus has chosen Friday for the first flight of its A350, the European plane maker said.
Azul ‘will not buy TAP’: founder
Azul and JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman confirmed the carrier “will not buy TAP”, and
instead plans to focus on its IPO expected in late 2013.
Peru: Lima airport runway to see late-night closures
The runway at Lima’s Jorge Chavez Airport will see late-night closures as it undergoes maintenance
work, El Comercio reported.
Boeing sees global need for more than 35,000 new aircraft
Boeing has released its annual Current Market Outlook in June, projecting a demand for 35,280 new
aircraft over the next 20 years, valued at $4.8 trillion and a doubling of the world fleet over the next
two decades.
Third day of French air traffic control strike called off
Air traffic controllers in France have called off the third day of a walkout planned for tomorrow.
Sri Lanka launches domestic airline to cater to tourism boom
A new domestic airline linking the Colombo international airport and the southern tourist resorts of
the island has been launched, officials said today.