IFALPA Daily News – 5 June 2013
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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Delta to drop Memphis as hub airport
Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that it will drop its money-losing hub in Memphis, Tenn., this fall,
slashing flights there and eliminating 230 jobs.
IATA carbon proposal may help save UN deal
A proposal agreed this week by major airlines could rescue UN efforts for a deal to cut greenhouse
gas emissions in the aviation sector, but the industry still needs to lean on governments for the plan
to move ahead, industry observers said.
Malindo Airways squeezes AirAsia at home
Malaysia’s AirAsia, which has dominated budget air travel in Asia with explosive growth over the
past decade, faces serious competition at home just as it tries to scale up operations in the region.
Engine doors left unlatched’ on BA jet in landing drama
Doors on both engines of the British Airways plane in last week’s Heathrow emergency landing
drama had been left unlatched during maintenance, according to an official accident report.
Entire Chennai airport to be brought under CCTV surveillance
The surveillance system at the Chennai Airport is in for a revamp, with security agencies seeking to
bring the entire premises, particularly the concourse abutting the arrival/departure gates, under the
purview of the Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) network.
FAA approves narrower flight path for Logan runway
Federal regulators say they’ve approved a plan to narrow a runway flight path at Logan International
Airport in Boston that neighbors worry will increase airport noise.