IFALPA Daily News – 27 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:
Airlines face disruption with Dubai runway closure
Dubai International Airport (DXB) is to close both runways over a period of almost three months
next year in a major refurbishment program that will lead to the diversion of scheduled passenger
flights, as well as all Emirates SkyCargo aircraft, to the new Dubai World Central Airport (DWC).
Pakistan airline passengers denied bail over alleged threat to blow up UK-bound flight
A judge has denied bail for two men who allegedly threatened to blow up a plane flying from
Pakistan to Britain.
Man arrested after jumping out of moving plane at Pearson
Peel Police were called to Toronto’s Pearson airport early Monday after a passenger jumped out of
an emergency exit while the plane was still taxiing to the gate.
Aer Lingus challenges Takeover Panel ruling on Ryanair
AER Lingus has launched a High Court challenge against a ruling by the Irish Takeover Panel that
could allow Ryanair make another bid for national carrier by August of this year.
Chinese airlines approve Boeing 787 use
China’s aviation regulator has granted Boeing permission to begin 787 aircraft operations in the