IFALPA Daily News – 22 May 2013


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Croatia Airlines strike ends
Croatia Airlines’ longest industrial dispute came to an end yesterday afternoon after cabin crew
members decided to discontinue their eight day strike which has paralysed the carrier.
DOT will audit FAA on runway incursions
The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to examine the FAA’s
Runway Safety Program in the light of a steadily increasing number of runway incursions and
evaluate the agency’s progress in implementing initiatives to prevent further incursions.
Competition Commission looking into Jet-Etihad deal
Fair trade regulator Competition Commission is examining the over Rs 2,000-crore deal between
leading carrier Jet Airway and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways.
New airline to launch in Qingdao
China’s aviation authorities have approved the launch of a new airline, based in the northeastern
port city of Qingdao.