April 12, 2024


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

> International Day of Human Space Flight is celebrated globally on 12 April
The International Day of Human Space Flight is celebrated annually on April 12 to mark the anniversary of the first human space flight by Yuri Gagarin on April 12, 1961. Read more

> IndiGo becomes world’s 3rd most valuable airline by market cap
IndiGo Airlines, run by Interglobe Aviation, on Wednesday, became the world’s third most valuable airline as its market capitalization surpassed that of Southwest Airlines. Read more

> Engine cover falls off Southwest Boeing plane during takeoff in Denver, US
The Houston-bound Boeing 737-800 operated by Southwest Airlines landed safely after the incident. Read more

> Airport firefighters strike cancelled as union and Airservices Australia reach agreement
Aviation firefighters will no longer go on strike next week, after an agreement was reached with employer Airservices Australia about a range of safety concerns, the union says. Read more

> Scandinavian Airlines Sees Recovery Continue in March
Scandinavian Airlines has released its performance data for March. Overall, the airline saw a positive trend in passenger numbers for March 2024, with a 5% increase compared to the same month in 2023. Read more

> It’s for airlines to decide how much alcohol to serve: DGCA
DGCA addresses Air India incidents by emphasizing zero tolerance for unruly behavior, handling intoxicated passangers ae per Civil Aviation requirements, and focusing on settling disputes and reporting disruptive incidents to the police. Read more

> JetBlue Flight Dublin-New York Suffers Computer Issues
Another JetBlue Airbus A321neoLR operating a flight between Dublin and New York has suffered an engine issue again. Read more

> RAS Technic celebrates a new milestone: CAMO approval for A320 family by the Romanian CAA
RAS Technic, a partner of Sofema Aviation Services and a leader in the aviation maintenance services industry, is thrilled to announce a significant achievement in its ongoing mission to enhance the safety and reliability of airline operations. Read more

> Sofema Online compares the CAMO & Advanced CAMO Diploma with the Freedom Pass
Sofema Online (SOL)  comments on the relative merits of considering either the CAMO & CAMO Advanced Diploma or taking a 1-year membership to the Individual Freedom Pass (FP). Read more


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