IFALPA Daily News – 18 November 2013
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Russia seeks clues over plane crash that killed 50
Russian investigators sifted through the charred remains of a Boeing 737 on Monday in the search
for clues about what caused it to crash and burst into flames, killing 50 people.
Two volcanoes in Indonesia erupt, prompting warnings for flights
Two volcanoes erupted Monday in Indonesia, prompting warnings for flights and evacuation
preparations, official said.
Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways could suffer from pilot shortage
Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways will not have the pilots necessary to fly the airplanes ordered
this week in multi-billion dollar deals unless there are changes in pilot training, aviation industry
experts have warned.
El Al, British Airways, Lufthansa sued for price-fixing
El Al and two foreign airlines – British Airways and Lufthansa – face a class-action suit in Israeli
courts for allegedly colluding on ticket prices.
ANA replaces 787 battery charger
Japan’s ANA, which operates the world’s biggest fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners, said it had to
replace a main battery charger on one of the jets after maintenance crews detected a possible
Etihad launches Swiss regional airline operation
UAE national carrier Etihad Airways unveiled its first branded regional airline operation–Etihad
Regional–at the Dubai Airshow yesterday.