IFALPA Daily News – 20 September 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:

Who rules the airspace in Asia?


Friday, 20 September 2013 13:18
The Australian Defense White Paper, which was released in May, puts strong emphasis on Asia, as it clearly states that whatever else this century brings, it will see the rise of Asia.


Japanese firms to improve aviation safety at Myanmar airports


Friday, 20 September 2013 13:16
A group of Japanese companies, including Sumitomo Corporation, NEC Corporation, Toshiba Corporation and Morita Corporation, have signed an agreement with Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation to improve airport safety and security nation-wide.


Etihad Plans Expansion Push Into India


Friday, 20 September 2013 13:16
Etihad Airways is expanding operations in India with additional flights, building on its deal with India’s Jet Airways as it eyes growth in one of the fastest growing markets.


Lufthansa Orders 59 Boeing, Airbus Aircraft


Friday, 20 September 2013 13:14
Lufthansa unveiled a USD$19 billion order for new aircraft on Thursday as its outgoing chief executive warned the historic investment must not dilute the resolve of Europe’s largest airline to stay in the black.


Qantas pilots praised for averting mid-air crash over Adelaide following air-traffic control blunder


Friday, 20 September 2013 13:13
A MID-AIR disaster was avoided by seconds over Adelaide yesterday when two Qantas ­pilots ignored traffic-control directions which put them on a collision path.