IFALPA Daily News – 3 February 2014
A storm is brewing in the cockpit of U.S. airlines: a pilot shortage.
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.
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.
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 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.
Loss-making national carrier SA Airways (SAA) will return to profitability, Public Enterprises Minister
Malusi Gigaba said on Monday.
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.