December 02, 2022


Sofema Aviation Services shares the latest events in the Aviation business from around the world in our
Aviation Weekly News Roundup:

> Airbus boss warns of delay in decarbonising airline industry
The launch of commercial flights of aircraft designed to reduce aviation’s damaging impact on the climate could be delayed by a shortage of net zero fuels, the chief executive of Airbus has warned. Read more

>> GhanaAirlines to debut in 2023
Ghana’s new national carrier will be called GhanaAirlines (Accra) and will be launched in 2023, according to Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta. Read more

> Checklist Discipline: Avoiding the Simple Stupid Stuff that Kills
Often the “stupid simple stuff” ends up killing people in aviation. Forgetting to disengage a gust lock, turn on the probe heat, or properly set the flaps or trim prior to takeoff have all resulted in fatal accidents. Checklists—one of the most basic tools in a pilot’s toolkit — are designed to overcome the limitations of pilot memory and ensure that action items are completed in sequence without omission. In each of these accidents, checklists were either disregarded or involved a more complex error caused by a human factors issue. Read more

>> Losses pile up at SAS, more time needed for Chapter 11
With losses at SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SK, Copenhagen Kastrup) rising further, it now says it needs more time to complete Chapter 11 and now expects to end its bankruptcy protection process in the United States in the second half of 2023. Read more

> IATA: Global air cargo demand down in October
Global demand, measured in cargo ton-kilometers (CTKs), fell 13.6% compared to October 2021 (-13.5% for international operations). Read more

>> India’s Tata Group to merge Air India with Vistara airlines
The merger will create a bigger full-service carrier that will strengthen Tata Group’s presence in domestic and international skies. Read more 

> Air France continues increase of African routes for Summer 2023
In an official statement by Air France, details of the first new routes of its schedule for Summer 2023, starting in April and ending in October were revealed. Read more 

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