IFALPA Daily News – 2 December 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Recovery teams arrive in Namibia bound for LAM crash site
Recovery teams from LAM Mozambique Airlines and disaster management firm Kenyon
International have arrived in Namibia, headed for the crash site of a LAM Mozambique Embraer
As WestJet pilots reject tentative agreement, discord may fuel union drive
On what was meant to be one of the happiest days of the year at WestJet Airlines Ltd., a rare
sign of discord reared its head as the carrier’s pilots came out in droves and rejected a new
tentative agreement.
Dragonair delivers new generation of pilots
Dragonair is shaking up old training methods and bringing in fresh concepts for safer flying as it
hailed the first pilots to graduate from its new testing regime.
Iran may refurbish aviation fleet after nuclear deal
Iran may buy new airplanes and refurbish its aviation fleet since international sanctions against
the country’s aviation industry were partly lifted on Sunday, the Mehr News Agency quoted
Iranian deputy transport minister Alimohammad Nourian as saying.
Industrial Energy Products offers fire-containment solution
Although in-flight fires originating in personal electronic devices are relatively rare, they often
attract a good deal of attention and motivate operators to be prepared for the possibility.
Probe begins after fatal Glasgow helicopter crash
Investigations have begun into the fatal crash of a Eurocopter EC135T2 helicopter operated by
police Scotland crashed on the roof of a busy city centre pub in Glasgow.