IFALPA Daily News – 25 July 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.

Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
FAA Plans Unmanned ‘Sense and Avoid’ Rule in 2016


Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:25
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration expects to formulate a standard by 2016 that will permit unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to interoperate with manned aircraft using an “electronic means” to see and avoid potential collisions, according to the executive leading the FAA’s effort to introduce UAS into the airspace system.


Pilots Decry EASA Proposal for ‘Harmonized’ Duty-time Limits


Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:23
So-called harmonized flight- and duty-time rules for pilots and cabin crew approved by a European Aviation Safety Agency committee on July 11 drew sharply different reactions from Europe’s pilot union coalition and airline associations on Monday.


ANA Removes Locator Beacons From Domestic 787s


Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:22
All Nippon Airways, which operates the biggest fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners, said it is removing locator beacons from eight of the jets used on domestic routes after investigators in Britain identified the device as the likely cause of a fire on a 787 in London.


US Airways Posts Lower Quarterly Profit


Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:22
US Airways reported a lower quarterly profit on Wednesday, due to merger and other one-off financing costs.


Delta Quarterly Profit Up As Fuel Costs Drop