IFALPA Daily News – 28 August 2013‏


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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
UK orders Ryanair to cut Aer Lingus stake
Britain’s competition watchdog on Wednesday ordered Ryanair to cut its stake in smaller Irish rival
Aer Lingus to 5 percent from 30 percent, saying the current arrangement had the potential to
substantially reduce competition.
New Zealand negotiating open skies agreements to attract air services, even without reciprocity
New Zealand has negotiated 12 bilateral agreements in the past 18 months as the government
moves to implement its new International Air Transport Policy announced in August 2012.
China reroutes 36 flights around Beijing to ease air congestion
China, where one in four flights departs late, is rerouting 36 flights around Beijing to ease airspace
congestion above the nation’s capital.
Longer Dreamliner may fly in September
The newest model of Boeing’s beleaguered but popular 787 Dreamliner, the 787-9, has a first flight
date sometime in mid-September, aviation sources say.
KLM pilot in court over toxic cockpit fumes
The Dutch pilots association VNV says it is too early to hold airline KLM responsible for the fact that
pilots may be exposed to dangerous fumes while flying, Nos television reports.
BA jet forced to make emergency landing in Siberia
A British Airways flight from London Heathrow to Beijing made an emergency landing earlier today in
eastern Siberia after its navigation system failed.