Friday, July 12, 2013
Here's a quick rundown of some of the most noteworthy aviation stories from week's end:
- Another Dreamliner caught fire, this time at Heathrow.
- US Airways shareholders have approved the proposed merger with American.
- The FAA has finalized the rule changes on pilot qualifications that were proposed and made available for public comment back in February.
- The EU has removed Philippine Airlines from its blacklist. Philippine authorities are still working to secure approval for the State's other carriers and to convince U.S. regulators to upgrade the country from Category 2 to Category 1 status.