IFALPA Daily News – 31 July 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Air France may cut another 3,000 jobs
Air France could cut up to 3,000 more jobs as part of parent group Air France-KLM’s latest cost
reduction plans, a union said, as Europe’s weak economy thwarts the carrier’s turnaround efforts.
Ryanair Pilot Group: “Ryanair’s recruitment agency ‘test case’ fails”
In the Mayors and City of London County Court today, a ruling handed down by Judge HHJ HAND QC
could have significant implications for how Ryanair employs over 2,000 of its pilots.
Passengers kicked off ‘heavy’ London City Airport flights
On Sunday, 15 passengers were removed from a Swiss flight to Geneva after the plane was deemed
too heavy to take off.
Qatar Airways Dreamliner resumes flights
A Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner resumed flights on Wednesday after being grounded for
several days because “technical components required replacement,” the company said.
Report: TSA employee misconduct up 26% in 3 years
Their job is to keep air travelers safe in the wake of the September 11, 2001, attacks. But just how
good of a job are they doing?
Heathrow rolls out passenger tracking system to reduce flight delays
Heathrow Airport has implemented a new technology across its terminals that enables airlines to
effectively track passengers throughout the departure stages.