IFALPA Daily News – 18 July 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
US Air, American offer EU merger concessions
US Airways and American Airlines have offered concessions to European Union antitrust regulators
to win approval for their planned USD$11 billion merger to create the world’s largest airline.
Lisbon Airport completes terminal expansion and new transit area
On Wednesday, Portugal’s Lisbon Portela Airport completed its expansion project with new
“International and Transit Terminal”, which includes dedicated areas for processing transit
passengers and the expansion of the airport’s baggage system.
Hungarians to launch new airline in August
Three Hungarian businessmen backed by Middle East investors plan to launch a new Budapest-based
full-service airline to plug a market gap left by the collapse of flag carrier Malev last year.
Palestinians want airport, hotels and natural gas
A West Bank airport and a permit to search for natural gas off Gaza are among Palestinians demands
as part of renewed peace talks, Ynetnews.com reported.
Ryanair to sell advertising on its planes
Now Ryanair has come up with another creative way of making more money: by allowing other
companies to advertise on its planes – for a price.