The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Pilots demand to know why helicopters fall from sky
Leaders of Britain’s offshore and pilots’ unions yesterday called for a judicial review to discover why
“helicopters keep falling out of the sky” in the UK sector of the North Sea.
Pakistan Airline Pilots’ Association (Palpa) has expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister, Finance
Minister, Chairman PIA, and Special Assistant to PM on Aviation for revising tax on flying allowance
which was imposed in the last budget.
The final report into the Cork Airport crash that killed six people in 2011 has identified a number of
“systemic deficiencies” that were significant to the fatal flight, concluding that the Spanish operator
and Spain’s aviation regulator contributed to the incident.
AirAsia Bhd. (AIRA), the region’s biggest budget airline, is aiming to start flights in India and bring
more competition to one of the world’s fastest growing markets.
The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) today announced that the Dubai aviation safety
performance indicators have recorded zero air accident fatalities over the past ten years.
The FAA has updated its air traffic controller handbook–JO7110.652–in an effort to prevent aircraft
from flying too close together when operating on or near a busy hub airport.