IFALPA Daily News – 3 February 2014‏


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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
U.S. airlines facing pilot shortage

A storm is brewing in the cockpit of U.S. airlines: a pilot shortage.

EU to discuss India air safety in March

Though its own findings have not raised any major concerns on aviation safety in India, the European

Union (EU) will discuss the factors that led to the US’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

downgrading the country in an internal meeting next month.

European experts to study Nepal’s air safety

A high level team of experts from the European Commission (EC) that arrived in Kathmandu Saturday

is all set to carry out a six-day study of the air safety situation in Nepal for a week, officials said.

The future laid out for the UAE’s civil aviation sector           

Aviation growth in the United Arab Emirates with Emirates flying 145 A380 soon, with Etihad buying into

airlines after airline – this industry in the Gulf region has been expanding like in no other place of the


Libyan planes to fly to EU by March: Civil Aviation head Nasereddin Shaebelain     

Libyan registered planes could resume flying to the European Union by March this year, Captain

Nasereddin Shaebelain Director General of the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LYCAA) said today at

an aviation conference in Tripoli.

SAA will make turnaround – Gigaba

Loss-making national carrier SA Airways (SAA) will return to profitability, Public Enterprises Minister

Malusi Gigaba said on Monday.

Eastern Air Lines to return to the skies?   

A group of investors, betting the long-closed Eastern Air Lines’ logo and other trademarks will jumpstart

a new airline of the same name, this week filed applications with the US Department of Transportation,

hoping to get off the ground in about a year.