IFALPA Daily News – 26 August 2013‏


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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Public ‘backs pilots’ on work hours after it is revealed they could be awake for 22 hours
Air passengers are concerned about proposed changes to flying rules that could lead to a aircraft
being flown by a pilot who’s been awake for 22 hours.
First look at new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
It’s been a year of mishaps, but Boeing finally has some good news. The Chicago-based aircraft
manufacturer announced over the weekend it had completed its first 787-9 Dreamliner.
Atlanta-bound Delta flight makes emergency landing in Alabama
A Delta Air Lines Inc. flight bound for Atlanta en route from Cancun made an emergency landing
Sunday in Montgomery, Ala., reports WSFA-TV in Montgomery.
Nigeria: Jubilation as first international flight lands in Akanu Ibiam Airport
It was jubilation galore, Saturday, as the first international aircraft, the Ethiopian Airline Boeing
737-800 ET-APL landed at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Alitalia in talks with Etihad – Report
Alitalia is in talks with Etihad Airways on a commercial deal that may lead to the Abu Dhabi-based
carrier taking a stake in the money-losing Italian company, daily il Sole 24 Ore reported.
Teenage stowaway arrested after Lagos flight
A Nigerian teenager hid in the wheel bay of a plane and survived a half hour flight to Lagos from his
home town of Benin, Arik Air said on Sunday.
Singapore bound plane stuck at Kalibo International Airport
A Singapore-bound international flight was stuck at the runway of the international airport near a
famous beach resort in central Philippines, following an accident during a take off on Monday.