October 14, 2022


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

> Singapore Airlines, Tata discuss Vistara and Air India integration
Tata SIA Airlines operates full-service carrier Vistara, in which Singapore Airlines has a 49 percent stake, while the Indian conglomerate owns the rest. Read more

>> United Airlines nears order for over 100 widebody jets – Bloomberg News
United Airlines (UAL.O) is nearing an order for more than 100 widebody jets and is evaluating offers for Boeing Co’s (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner and Airbus SE’s (AIR.PA) A350, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people briefed on the matter. Read more

> Sustainability Takes Flight across Aviation Industry
As airline travel returns to pre-pandemic levels, airplane manufacturers are rethinking sustainability metrics, going deep and wide across the life cycle of millions of parts that comprise the airplanes that people fly in every day. Read more

>> KLM may scrap some EX-YU routes in 2023 over green cap
KLM could potentially terminate over thirty destinations from its network if the Dutch government proceeds with its plans to impose a “green cap” limiting movements at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to minimise noise pollution and CO2 emissions. Read more

> Australia Issues Draft AC on Pilot Supervision
The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) recently published draft Advisory Circular (AC) 61-20 v1.0 as the first document of its kind addressing pilot supervision for aircraft operators that do not have a required check and training system in place. Read more

>> Air France Crash: Aviation bosses heckled as trial begins
The bosses of Airbus and Air France have been greeted with cries of “shame” at the opening of a long-awaited trial in Paris connected with a deadly 2009 plane crash off Brazil. Read more

> Climate change: World aviation agrees ‘aspirational’ net zero plan
The world has finally agreed on a long-term plan to curb carbon emissions from flying. Read more

>> It’s a pleasure to welcome four new companies to Sofema’s PTP program
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is delighted to welcome the following four new members to our Privileged Training Partner (PTP) program: AMROS Group, Euravia Engineering & Supply, Air Nostrum Engineering and Maintenance Operations, Aerostan Air Company. Read more

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