IFALPA Daily News – 13 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:
EgyptAir pilots suspend strike
EgyptAir pilots have suspended their strike after talks with Civil Aviation Minister Wael El-Maadawy.
Transport Canada aims for fewer flight attendants, revamp of regulations
Canadian skies could look a little less friendly if the federal government passes new rules that will
allow airlines to cut the number of cabin crew without any consultation.
EU to impose duty on Mideast jet fuel imports
The European Union will impose a 4.7 percent duty on jet fuel imports from the Middle East starting
next year, officials said on Wednesday, in a move that could significantly increase costs for the EU’s
embattled airlines.
French air traffic strike ends but more disruption looms
The two-day strike by French air traffic controllers ended at 05.59 today (June 13) but airlines have
warned of continued disruption as they return to full schedules.
British Airways to add services to Africa
British Airways is to expand its flights to Africa using the Heathrow slots acquired through the
purchase of Bmi.
Air China jet hit by UFO
An Air China passenger jet was struck by an UFO (unidentified flying object) mid-flight and that object
put a large dent and crack in the nose cone of the aircraft.
Emirates set to open world’s first aviation experience in London
In a world first Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has today announced plans to
open an indoor aviation themed attraction in London this July.