IFALPA Daily News – 13 March 2013


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:

NZ ALPA reacts to laser case sentencing
NZ ALPA’s President, Greg Kenny, spoke to the media about the organization’s reaction to the
sentencing of two men found guilty of lasering a helicopter.
Delta’s most senior pilot retires after 45 years
His flying career spanned 37 years, 12.5 million miles, 27,000 hours, and 95 different cities. And on
Friday, Delta Captain Calvin “Cal” Flanigan hung up his captain’s hat.
Hainan Airlines to launch three new airlines as part of portfolio strategy
Hainan Airlines, China’s largest private carrier, is planning to launch three new airlines in the
domestic Chinese market, continuing its portfolio strategy.
FAA approves Boeing certification plan for 787 fix
FAA has approved Boeing’s certification plan for a redesigned 787 battery system, a first step
toward getting the Dreamliner back into the air.
Czech government backs Czech Airlines stake sale to Korean Air
The Czech cabinet approved the sale of a 44 percent stake in loss-making Czech Airlines to Korean
Air on Wednesday, two sources with knowledge of the deal said.