IFALPA Daily News – 6 June 2013
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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
TSA scraps plan to allow small knives on planes
TSA head John Pistole said on Wednesday that he had decided not to permit passengers to carry
small knives on planes, after receiving criticism from flight attendants and the public that easing
restrictions would increase flight dangers.
Smokers have their wings clipped
The South Korean Air Force has decided to disqualify smokers from applying for its pilot selection test,
according to a story in the Yonhap News Agency.
Dead man found in wheels of plane from Italy
The body of a man has been found in the wheel well of an airliner which arrived at Moscow’s
Vnukovo airport from Italy, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
Striking workers at Cairo airport dismissed
Egypt’s civil aviation minister has ordered the dismissal of 15 workers following a strike at Cairo
airport over pay.
British Airways agrees deal with Bangkok Airways
British Airways has agreed to codeshare on a series of routes with Bangkok Airways.
Air New Zealand boosts Virgin Australia stake
Air New Zealand Ltd. raised its stake in Virgin Australia Ltd. to 23%, becoming the domestic
airline’s biggest shareholder as it battles Qantas Airways Ltd. for a greater share of Australia’s
local travel market.