IFALPA Daily News – 23 January 2014
French air traffic controllers have called a 5-day strike next week, from January 27-31, to coincide with
a two-day cross-Europe strike.
Philippine Airlines is deferring plans to invest in a new Cambodian carrier, according to a report in the
country’s Business World newspaper.
According to online media reports, Aleppo Airport in war-torn Syria was reopened yesterday when the
first flight for a year landed.
Bombardier Inc. said Tuesday it would begin laying off 1,700 of its aerospace employees after announcing
last week a costly delay to its CSeries program and declining orders for its other aircraft puts pressure on
the company’s cash reserves.
Remote Amazon airports, new computer operating systems and too-short runways are among the
challenges for airlines including Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA (GOLL4) as they shuttle 3.6 million
people around Brazil during the World Cup soccer championship.
Airbus Group (AIR) will showcase its A350 aircraft in Singapore next month, the first full display of the
wide-body airliner at an international air show, as the planemaker seeks to build on Asian orders.