IFALPA Daily News – 31 January 2014
Exposing the gross inadequacy of our aviation regulator to ensure safe air travel here, the US
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded India’s aviation safety ranking.
The Allegiant Air Pilots Executive Council, an employee group of Allegiant Travel Company pilots
represented by Teamsters Local Union 1224 in Wilmington, Ohio, announced plans today to begin
formal dialogues with Allegiant stakeholders and other influential voices in the financial
community, including institutional shareholders, equity analysts, corporate lenders and insurers,
in order to address operating and safety concerns that exist at the airline.
According to a January 30 news release from Indiana University, a new study conducted by university
researchers aims to enhance the doctor-patient relationship by streamlining the communication flow
between humans and machines.
It is a danger Tucson’s officer pilots face every day they’re on the job: patrolling the city from the skies.
A Gulf Air flight carrying 136 passengers bound for Bahrain from Thiruvananthapuram has been
grounded after a bird hit.
Citing a growing demand for airline pilots over the next decade, a U.K.-based flight school will
invest $7 million to equip and open a training center at Phoenix Goodyear Airport.
Travellers who lament the passing of the Concorde – the aircraft was grounded for good in October
2003 and British Airways has given no indication it will take to the skies again – may yet have an
opportunity to experience a transatlantic supersonic flight.