IFALPA Daily News – 4 February 2014
In June last year, police at San Diego International Airport noticed a passenger’s bag was smoking
as it journeyed around the carousel.
A German union says pilots at the country’s biggest airline, Lufthansa, will vote on whether to go
on strike in a long-running pay dispute.
Pilots at Tigerair Australia have threatened to take industrial action on Friday in a dispute which
could disrupt flights after negotiations with the budget airline’s management over a new wage
A Russian air safety regulator expressed concern Monday about the safety of the country’s new
Superjet 100 regional airliner.
Lufthansa has called on European regulators to block plans by Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways to invest
in ailing Italian carrier Alitalia, saying it would amount to unfair competition.
A computer malfunction on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner forced LOT to abort a scheduled transatlantic
flight from Warsaw late on Monday, the Polish airline said.
Police at Arlanda airport in Stockholm have detained a man who tried to enter the cockpit on a
flight from Dubai to Stockholm.
January 2014 was the worst month for flight disruptions in recent history.