IFALPA Daily News – 14 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:
Air France says it will cut 500 cabin jobs this year
Air France wants to trim its cabin crew by 500 through a voluntary retirement scheme, a
spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
EU quest to curb airline emissions
The European Union signed in April a temporary freeze of its requirement all aircraft pay for
carbon emissions through the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) if they use EU airports.
Saudi traveler with pressure cooker arrested at Detroit airport
Federal agents arrested a suspicious traveler with an altered Saudi Arabian passport at Detroit
Metro Airport over the weekend after discovering a pressure cooker in his luggage.
U.S. senators press Homeland Security on UAE airport pact
An agreement to extend U.S. customs pre-clearance operations to Abu Dhabi International Airport
in the United Arab Emirates has drawn questions and criticism from nearly a dozen senators.
Flier’s Whitney Houston cover forces AA flight to divert
An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to New York diverted to Kansas City last week after a
passenger refused to stop singing Whitney Houston songs.