March 10, 2023


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

Airlines sue Dutch government over flight cuts
Five airlines are suing the Dutch government over plans to cut the number of flights operating from Europe’s third-busiest airport. Read more

>TSA Issues Cybersecurity Requirements for Aviation Industry
In response to persistent threats, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) yesterday issued an emergency amendment to cybersecurity programs for certain TSA-regulated airports and aircraft operators. It requires those entities to develop an approved implementation plan that describes measures they are taking to improve security, protect against disruption of their infrastructure, and proactively assess the efficacy of those measures. Read more

Boston International Airport Woes Continue, Two United Airlines Plane Collide
While no injuries were reported, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has launched an investigation into the incident involving two United Airlines flights. Read more

>Japan Airlines Cancels $50 Domestic Ticket Promotion
The airline’s website crashed almost immediately after the sale launched. Read more

Menzies Aviation ties up with Wipro to “transform” its air cargo management
The aviation company will use a new product, developed by Wipro, to “improve business efficiencies, employee experience, and customer service through increased automation”. Read more

>IATA Reports January Traffic At 84% Of 2019 Level
The trend toward full pandemic recovery has continued this year, with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reporting global traffic is now at 84.2% of January 2019 levels. In its latest air passenger traffic report released yesterday, IATA said that January 2023 traffic increased by 67% compared to January last year. Read more

Nepal plane makes emergency landing after “indication of fire” in engine
KATHMANDU: A Shree Airlines Dash 8 turboprop made a safe emergency landing in Nepal on Thursday (Mar 9) after an “indication of fire” in one of its engines, officials said, in a country on heightened alert over aviation safety after a deadly ATR 72 crash in January. Read more

>Sofema provides a special offer during March: Clients can benefit from 15 months subscription to the Monthly Freedom Pass with no additional fee
Sofema is pleased to provide its clients with a special training opportunity in March 2023. They are able to activate their Monthly Freedom Pass (MFP) subscription & get 15 months access for the price of 12. Read more

The EASA Part 145 Safety (SMS) & Human Factor (HF) Training (Recurrent) with VO has been added to the SOL training
Sofema Online (SOL) is pleased to offer dedicated recurrent training for Human Factors and SMS which is fully compliant with the requirements of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1963 which became effective on December 2nd, 2021. Read more


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