IFALPA Daily News – 28 March 2013


ICAO to assist Indonesia with new aviation emissions reduction initiatives
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has announced the formalization of a new project with Indonesia, aimed at improving the management and reduction of its aviation carbon emissions.
Southwest workers to picket at Fort-Lauderdale and 15 other airports
Southwest Airlines ground workers that are members of the Transport Workers Union Local 555  will begin information picketing and leafleting on Thursday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and 15 other airports.
Qantas reaches new agreement with international cabin crew
Qantas International cabin crew have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a new enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA).
Somalia: Flights halt at Aden Adde International Airport
News just in from Aden Adde International Airport report that movements have stopped completely at the Mogadishu Airport.
Austerity threatens EU competitive position
Austerity is threatening the EU’s competitive edge and the region could fall behind other areas of the world if spending is not kept up on key infrastructure projects including aviation.
Pilots reject Ryanair claims of agreement
The Ryanair Pilot Group (RPG) emphatically rejects Ryanair’s latest claims of new pay agreements for their pilots.
Owen Airline, new Mexican start-up, to launch operations from Los Mochis in four months
Owen Airline, a new Mexican start-up, reportedly plans to launch operations in four months from its base at Los Mochis Federal Airport, according to investor Antonio Gutiérrez Román.
FAA predicts 10,000 drones could be in the skies by 2020
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) predicts 10,000 commercial drones could be in the skies by 2020 after guidelines are approved.