IFALPA Daily News – 3 September 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
U.N. struggling to avert carbon trade war with aviation deal
Talks at the U.N.’s aviation body must bridge a deep divide between developed and emerging
nations over airline emissions to avert the threat of a carbon trade war with the European Union.
Austrian air staff move to Tyrolean not legal
Lufthansa’s 2012 transfer of thousands of staff from its Austrian Airlines unit to the cheaper
Tyrolean Airways division was not legal, a Vienna court ruled on Monday.
Enhancing pilot situational awareness for increased safety
Aviation accidents can have far-reaching effects and often unforeseen consequences.
BA, Air France, Cyprus Airways modify Beirut ops over Syria crisis
Cyprus Airways along with British Airways (BA), and Air France, have all moved to alter their
current flight timetables to Beirut citing the situation in Syria where the US and its allies are
considering military strikes following an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians by the
Assad regime.
Mauritius airport doubles capacity with new terminal
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU) in Mauritius has inaugurated a new
terminal, raising its capacity to 4.5 million passengers a year.
Norwegian Air plans expansion in U.S. market
Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle plans to set up bases in New York and Fort Lauderdale next
year and will significantly increase services between the Nordics and America as it gets more
Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
Extended codeshare agreement between Belavia, Transaero takes effect
A new codeshare agreement between the national air carrier Belavia and Russia’s Transaero came
into force on 1 September.
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