IFALPA Daily News – 9 September 2013‏


Dear Colleagues,
The IFALPA Daily News is now available online.
Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
Thai Airways plane skids off Bangkok runway
A Thai Airways Airbus A330 skidded off the runway at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport after the
nose wheel collapsed on landing late on Sunday night, injuring 14 passengers, the airline said.
Competition regulator investigates Turkish Airlines
The Turkish Competition Authority has again placed Turkish Airlines under investigation after an
Ankara Administrative Court moved to reassess a 2010 complaint lodged by Pegasus Airlines
claiming Turkish had abused its dominant position in the market “by engaging in exclusionary
practices with its outbound Istanbul Atatürk domestic and international flights.”
Third runway will not increase noise – Heathrow
Heathrow has claimed that it can increase capacity while reducing the number of people affected
by aircraft noise.
South Sudanese airline starts flying to Khartoum
A commercial airline in South Sudan on Sunday began to operate flights to long-time foe Sudan,
state media said, in a new sign of a thaw between the African neighbors.
LOT delays taking state aid
LOT took the first tranche of government funding in December last year and was due the second
installment in August.
Finnair received world’s first A321 with Sharklets
Finnish national carrier, Finnair, the launch customer for the A321 equipped with Sharklets, has
taken delivery of its first of five aircraft on order.
Qatar Airways to join Oneworld on October 30
Qatar Airways will join the Oneworld alliance as a full member with effect from October 30.