IFALPA Daily News – 4 March 2014‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
US Airways pilots union files lawsuit over merger integration process

US Airline Pilots Association says its members, airline management and American’s pilot union

cannot agree on a process to determine seniority.

GCAA to initiate backup plan to resume domestic flights         

Director-General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has indicated of plans to kick in a

contingency plan that will help resume the operations of the domestic airlines by the close of

day on Tuesday.

Brazil upgrades air traffic technology for World Cup and Olympics     

In the run up to the FIFA World Cup™ this year, and the Olympics in 2016, SITA is working with the

Comissão de Implantação do Sistema de Controle do Espaço Aéreo (CISCEA) in its drive to upgrade

Brazil’s air traffic management technology.

Malaysia to institute aviation policy this year

After much delay Malaysian authorities have settled on an aviation policy and plan to announce

details later this year.

Third CSeries aircraft enters flight test

Bombardier has achieved the first flight of the third CSeries flight test vehicle on 3 March.

RwandAir adds new aircraft to its fleet

RwandAir has added a new aircraft to its fast-growing fleet, a move that will help the airline grow

in stature.

Passenger’s sexist note left on WestJet flight stirs pilot’s heated response

Sexists remarks about a female pilot left on a passenger’s napkin aboard a Calgary flight bound for

Victoria Sunday have prompted a heated response from the seasoned flier herself.