IFALPA Daily News – 5 July 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano grounds US flights
Four U.S. airlines temporarily suspended flights to and from Mexico City on Thursday after a volcano
50 miles from the capital spewed ash, a spokesman for the city’s international airport said.
Air India plane skids off runway while taxiing
An Air India plane with 140 people on board today skidded off the runway shortly after landing at
Bagdogra airport in Darjeeling district, airport sources said.
Polish airline LOT says Dreamliner problems not battery-related
LOT, the first European airline to receive the trouble-plagued Boeing 787s, canceled two transatlantic
flights this week.
Land issues delay Kuala Namu International Airport
The opening of Kuala Namu International Airport in Deli Serdang regency has been, yet again, stalled
by land acquisition challenges.
International expansion sees ANA add two new 787 routes
On Thursday, All Nippon Airways (ANA) stated it will introduce the Boeing 787 onto two new
international routes, bringing the number of overseas destinations it serves with the 787 to eight.