IFALPA Daily News – 20 February 2013


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The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
SESAR calls for RPAS demonstration proposals
The Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking has launched a call for proposals
for Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) demonstration activities.
European Parliament backs plan to increase carbon price
The European Parliament has backed plans to increase the price of carbon permits.
British Airways using cheaper fares to compete with budget airlines
British Airways is to offer cheaper fares on selected routes to passengers who travel without checked
Lufthansa Group continues to make headway with SCORE earnings improvement
Lufthansa Group stated one year after the launch of the Group’s earnings improvement programme,
more SCORE projects are taking shape and SCORE now encompasses more than 2500 individual projects,
about 800 of which have already been implemented.
AirAsia plans budget airline in India
AirAsia, Southeast Asia’s top budget carrier, said Wednesday it will set up an airline with India’s Tata
conglomerate to tap the world’s second most populous nation after moves to liberalize its airline industry.
Qatar rejoins bid for Greek ex-airport lease: Athens
Qatar has rejoined a public competition to develop the former Athens airport, one of the prized sites of
Greece’s privatisation drive, a Greek spokesman said on Wednesday.