IFALPA Daily News – 16 September 2013‏


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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
New Air France chief to unveil costs cuts
The new chief executive of Air France-KLM will unveil on Wednesday a cost-cutting plan including
staff reductions of around 2,600-3,000, according to Les Echos newspaper.
Avianca cancels some domestic flights
Colombian airline Avianca has cancelled 160 domestic flights until next Wednesday after pilots
demanding higher pay refused to work overtime, the company said.
68 flights an hour still won’t be enough for Hong Kong: aviation chief
Flight capacity at Chek Lap Kok airport could be expanded to more than 68 flights per hour, but it
would not be enough to meet the needs of the city’s future economic development, the civil aviation
head says.
IATA: Partnership for aviation in Eastern Europe
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Eastern Europe to work
with industry stakeholders to fully realize the benefits of aviation across the region.
Pittsburgh International Airport reopens 10 gates
Pittsburgh International Airport has reopened 10 gates at the end of Concourse A by removing a wall.
Micronesia explores new air links, proposes new airline
A new airline, to be named Fly Micronesia, is being proposed by the three Compact states in the North-
West Pacific.