IFALPA Daily News – 3 July 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
NTSB urges new FAA rules to avoid mid-air collisions
Federal safety investigators are urging the Federal Aviation Administration to change its rules for
air-traffic controllers to avoid mid-air collisions.
Lufthansa relaunches Germanwings
Lufthansa launched its re-branded budget carrier Germanwings on Monday in an attempt to cut
costs and win back passengers from no-frills rivals.
Aer Lingus confirms reopening of US route
Aer Lingus has confirmed it will expand its north American routes, reopening its San Francisco route
and adding a new route to Toronto from April next year.
EU to curb state aid to airports to foster competition
The European Commission is seeking to cut state aid to airports that serve more than 5 million
passengers a year in an effort to encourage competition.
Boeing, Google partner to track 787 flights
Want to know where any flight of the Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner is at any given time?
Tiger Airways Australia rebrands to Tigerair Australia
Tiger Airways Australia CEO Rob Sharp revealed (03-Jul-2013) the LCC will be renamed Tigerair
Australia and change its livery as part of a group-wide rebranding exercise aimed at better
connecting with customers.