IFALPA Daily News – 8 August 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
 The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
 Kenya resumes some international flights
Some international flights resumed at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta airport on Thursday, but visitors
complained and vital air cargo was blocked underlining fears that fire damage could threaten its
role as Kenya’s key transport hub.
 Laser scanner could help pilots avoid atmospheric turbulence
Researchers from a cross-European project have developed a LIDAR system that can measure the
fluctuating density in an area of the atmosphere in order to indicate whether it contains turbulence,
even if the sky appears otherwise clear.
 Nigeria: Unemployment hits Nigerian pilots, 170 jobless
At least 170 Nigerian pilots are without employment, the Patron of Nigerian Professional Pilots,
Capt. Noggie Megison has said.
 Delta flight lands safely after flap malfunction
A Detroit-bound Delta Air Lines Airbus A330 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam on
Wednesday afternoon after experiencing technical difficulties following take-off from Paris, the
airline said.
European Union’s joint undertaking “Follow the Greens” successfully simulated at Frankfurt Airport
“Follow the Greens” – it is under this title that simulations are being performed currently at
Frankfurt Airport.Air Transat, first airline in the world to renew its IOSA registration under the Enhanced IOSA methodology
Air Transat, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc. that has been registered under the
International Air Transport Association’s IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) program since
2008, has now become the first airline in the world to renew its IOSA Registration based on
the E-IOSA methodology.