IFALPA Daily News – 17 June 2013
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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
ATC strikers: European Commission hardens position
The European Commission (EC) has reacted to the recent strikes by French air traffic controllers
by speeding up what it says are long overdue improvements to the European air traffic
Sonar image appears to be Amelia Earhart’s plane, expert says
A sonar anomaly that researchers suspect might possibly be the wreckage of Amelia Earhart’s
aircraft is a straight, unbroken feature uncannily consistent with the fuselage of a Lockheed Electra,
new analysis of the sonar imagery captured off a remote Pacific island has revealed.
Lufthansa confirms $10.4 billion order for Airbus A320s
Germany’s Lufthansa confirmed an order for 100 Airbus A320-family aircraft worth around $10.4
billion at list prices at the Paris Airshow on Monday.
Jet-Etihad deal: Mideast carrier to enjoy substantial say in decisions
The shareholders agreement between Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways and Jet Airways has been
structured in such a way as to create a substantial role for the Middle-Eastern carrier in decision-
making at the Mumbai-based airline, an ET study of the shareholders documents shows.
Orders for big jets make a splash in Paris
Big finance waded into a rain-soaked Paris Airshow with more than $10 billion in orders for jumbo
passenger jets as planemakers duelled over strategy for large aircraft on Monday.