IFALPA Daily News – 13 February 2014‏


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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Iberia agrees deal with SEPLA over pilots pay    

International Airlines Group has revealed Iberia has reached agreement in principle with its pilots’

union, SEPLA, to introduce permanent structural change and improve the airline’s viability.

American Eagle pilots spurn givebacks, vow to seek jobs

Pilot union leaders at American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)’s regional unit rejected a proposed

contract requiring labor concessions and said they would begin helping members find jobs at other


Caribbean Airlines warns of Guyana flights threat

Authorities in Guyana and the U.S. Embassy there have warned of an unspecified “threat” to

Caribbean Airlines flights out of the South American nation.
Asia’s budget carriers plan training centers

As demand for aviation in Asia Pacific continues to grow, so does the requirement for training.

Gambia: ‘Gambia ranked third in implementation of aviation safety elements’

The Gambia is ranked 3rd in the effective implementation of the eight critical elements of

aviation safety regulations and oversight in Africa, coming only after South Africa and Egypt, the

director general of The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has told lawmakers Monday.

Bill to constitute Civil Aviation Authority gets govt no  

New Delhi: A bill to constitute a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to administer and regulate aviation

safety and have an oversight over air transport operators, navigation service providers and other

related issues, has been approved by the government, official sources said Thursday.

Bomb scare grounds aircraft at KLIA

A package believed to contain three gold bars triggered a bomb scare on a Singapore-Chennai

flight today and forced the aircraft to be diverted to KL International Airport (KLIA).