IFALPA Daily News – 6 March 2014
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
China voices concern over N. Korea’s disregard of air safety rules
China expressed concern Thursday about North Korea’s recent disregard of international
obligations to ensure the safety of civil aviation.
The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing that airlines update the autothrottles on newer
Boeing 737 aircraft, to avoid a problem with slowing down prematurely before landing and
In line with its ongoing cooperative efforts to resolve what remains the number one priority for
global aviation safety experts, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has released a
new Runway Safety Implementation Kit (iKit), developed in collaboration with IATA, ACI, CANSO,
ICCAIA, FSF, IFALPA, IFATCA, IBAC, IAOPA, FAA, EASA and EUROCONTROL.
A recently released report verifies what many have suspected when it comes to the supply of
airline pilots: There are plenty of them. They just need to be paid a fair wage to get them into
Dozens of flights to the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi were diverted on Thursday
after a technical malfunction during heavy fog led authorities to stop accepting incoming planes,
according to the airport and its main airline.
The European Union has reached a preliminary deal on a law that will exempt long-haul flights
from paying for carbon emissions until 2016, EU sources said.