IFALPA Daily News – 16 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:
Greek strikes halt air travel
Flights in Greece have been halted for four hours as the country’s two largest labor unions staged
work stoppages to protest austerity measures and the government decision to cancel a teachers’
Second Alaska volcano belches ash and steam
One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes has erupted with clouds of ash and steam, and lava is flowing
down its snow-covered flank, scientists said on Wednesday.
Texting while flying: help for pilots
Pilots and air-traffic controllers texting each other? OMG! Your airline flight is finally starting to
communicate the way the rest of the world does.
Air365 mobile App released for pilots
UK-based mobile app developer Paul Stoakes said he has created a new mobile app aimed at helping
pilots, aviation industry professionals, aircraft enthusiasts and air travelers in touch.
Venezuela suspends Curacao airline DAE
Venezuela has suspended operations in its territory by the small Curacao-based airline Dutch Antilles
Express (DAE) due to alleged breaches of security.
Nepal plane crash injures 21, including 8 Japanese
A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, and all
21 people on board, including eight Japanese tourists, survived with injuries, police said.