September 01, 2023


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

> UK air traffic issue fixed but flights remain affected
Britain’s National Air Traffic Services (NATS) was hit by a technical problem for several hours on Monday, causing widespread disruption to flights using the United Kingdom’s airspace. Read more

> Monarch comeback falls off the rails just weeks after new directors step in
The much talked about return of Monarch Airlines has been derailed just weeks after new directors took over Monarch Airlines Ltd. Read more

> Abu Dhabi looks to new aviation era as $3bn terminal to open
Once fully operational in November, the new terminal will be able to handle 45 million people a year and process 11,000 passengers per hour. Read more

> India, New Zealand sign MoU for boosting civil aviation ties
Union civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said the MoU has opened the possibilities of furthering of air transport between India and New Zealand. Read more

> Years-long search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may be drawing to an end following groundbreaking research report
Years-long search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may be drawing to an end following a groundbreaking research report. A bombshell report has used a combination of basic technology and “complex mathematics” to predict where the ill-fated passenger jet went down. Read more

> Bombardier Launches Global Biz Jet Avionics Upgrade
Bombardier introduced a new advanced avionics upgrade (AAU) for aircraft equipped with its Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion-based Vision flight deck on Wednesday. Read more

> US fines American Airlines for keeping passengers on tarmac
Aug 28 (Reuters) – The United States Transportation Department (USDOT) on Monday fined American Airlines (AAL.O) $4.1 million for unlawfully keeping thousands of passengers on the tarmac for hours, the largest-ever penalty for violating the rule. Read more

> FlyAir41 Airways, Sun Air Bulgaria, Hovby Aero joined the Sofema Privileged Training Partners (PTP) program
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is delighted to welcome our new Privileged Training Partners: FlyAir41 Airways, Sun Air Bulgaria & Hovby Aero. Read more

> Provision of Dangerous Goods Awareness Training to Air Crew and Cabin Crew
Sofema Online (SOL) provides online Dangerous Goods (DG) awareness training across multiple categories including Flight Crew & Cabin Crew. Read more


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