IFALPA Daily News – 29 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:
Qatar abandons effort to move ICAO from Montreal: John Baird
Canada will keep its only UN agency now that Qatar has abandoned a bid to get the International
Civil Aviation Organization to move its headquarters to the Middle Eastern country.
Regulator approves Virgin Australia’s Tiger takeover
Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board has approved Virgin Australia’s plan to take control
of loss-making rival Tiger Australia, setting up a battle for domestic budget air travel with Qantas
Airways’ Jetstar unit.
Milan airport strike causes cancellations
A strike by workers at three Italian airports has caused cancellation of flights on Wednesday,
29 May.
Airlines speak out against proposed taxes on air travel
The cost of flying might be going up, but this time it’s not the airlines raising prices.
Airbus A380 operators seek entry to Indian market
With increasing numbers of Airbus A380s in their fleets, Asian and Middle East airlines are growing
impatient to start deploying the super-large widebodies on services to and from India.