IFALPA Daily News – 25 June 2013‏

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Here are today’s top headlines. To read more, click on the title:
FAA investigates near-collision above New York airports
Two airliners nearly collided above New York airports earlier this month, the Federal Aviation
Administration said in a statement on Friday.
UK and Malaysia agree ‘open skies’ deal
The governments of the UK and Malaysia have agreed a deal to end restrictions on flights between
the two countries.
Delta completes purchase of Virgin Atlantic stake
Delta has completed its purchase of a 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic after being given
clearance by US and European regulators last week.
Lufthansa’s low-cost strategy ‘going well’
Lufthansa said that the project to merge some of its European and German domestic routes under
a new low-cost brand has started successfully, as the airline grapples with losses on its European
short-haul flights.
Bombardier’s CSeries could make maiden flight this week
This could well be the week that Bombardier’s CSeries makes its eagerly anticipated first flight.
Jamaican air traffic controllers dispute lingers
Jamaican authorities hope to begin talks with the country’s air traffic controllers next week to
resolve an ongoing wage dispute that sent workers on a 40-hour strike over the weekend and
disrupted international passenger service, including the cancellation of two Cayman Airways flights.
SAS invests in fuel-efficient plane fleet
SAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with France-based aircraft manufacturer Airbus for
a fleet of a dozen new planes at a cost of $3.3 billion.