IFALPA Daily News – 18 March 2013


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:

Lion Air orders 234 Airbus A320s
Low-cost Indonesian carrier Lion Air has signed a record deal for 234 Airbus A320s, worth
EUR€18.4 billion (USD$24 billion) at list prices, France and Airbus said on Monday.
Nigeria’s Dana air suspended again
Nigerian airline Dana Air, which was involved in the country’s deadliest air crash for 20 years, has
been suspended from flying just six months after it was allowed to restart.
LOT and Boeing come to agreement over grounded Dreamliners
Polish national airline LOT announced that it has reached an agreement with Boeing as to the costs
related to the grounding of the 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Beirut airport workers threaten strike action
Staff at Beirut’s international airport have warned the government that they will join strike action
by civil servants and teachers due to the delay in referring a new wage scale draft law to
Second International airport opened in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s Mattala International Airport was formally opened on 18 March 2013.
 Miami airport terminal open Monday morning after bomb scare
All is back to normal Monday morning at Miami International Airport after a security scare shut
down Terminal E.