IFALPA Daily News – 24 January 2014‏


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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Boeing ‘not satisfied’ with 787 reliability

The reliability of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner is improving but is still not satisfactory, Mike Fleming,

Boeing’s vice president for 787 support and services said on Friday.

Lufthansa seeks injunction against ATC strike    

Lufthansa is seeking a temporary injunction against a one-hour strike called by German air traffic

controllers for January 29, a spokesman for the airline said on Friday.

Union gets strike certificate as Mango pilots’ wage talks stall

Trade union Solidarity on Friday said it had obtained a strike certificate after salary talks for the pilots

of low-cost airline Mango reached deadlock.

Bogus report of jet hijacking lands man in federal prison

A Hawaii man who pleaded guilty to falsely reporting a possible airplane hijacking was sentenced

Thursday to a year and a half in federal prison.

Aviation experts call for three strong national carriers in Nigeria       

Industry experts have called on the Federal Government to establish three strong national carriers,

each having about 50 aircraft in its fleet.

Iraq to install three new air radar systems

Work has begun on a one-year, 37 billion dinar ($32 million) project to install new radar systems in

three Iraqi provinces, in an effort to improve the safety of civilian aircraft moving across Iraqi airspace,

the Iraqi Ministry of Transport announced January 17th.

Japan issues type certificate for A330-300, Skymark will be first to use aircraft in Japan

Japan MLITT announced that the Civil Aviation Bureau has issued certification for the A330-300 aircraft,

paving the way for the aircraft type to enter service in Japan.