IFALPA Daily News – 19 July 2013‏


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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
EADS may change name to Airbus
EADS is set to reorganise some business units as part of a strategy review that could also see the
European aerospace group change its name to Airbus, people familiar with the matter said on
Turkish stowaway found dead in Heathrow airline landing gear
A man believed to be Turkish and in his 30s was discovered in the British Airways Airbus A320 that
flew from Istanbul to Terminal 5 yesterday.
Paris airports to axe 370 jobs
Paris’s airports are to axe 370 jobs, while creating 180 new ones in areas judged “strategic”, the
public company that runs Charles De Gaulle and Orly airports told unions on Thursday.
Karnataka government urged to extend Mangalore airport runway
The Karnataka government has been urged to acquire land for extending runway at Mangalore
International Airport.
UPS pilot union joins International Transport Workers’ Federation
A union representing 2600 airline pilots working firm US package delivery firm United Parcel Service
called The Independent Pilots Association said it has gained membership in the London-based
International Transport Workers´ Federation a global alliance of unions representing transportation
United’s new winglet design for planes expected to save millions
A potential aerodynamic retrofit to United Airlines’ Boeing fleet could save the company more than
$200 million in annual fuel costs, the airline announced Wednesday.