March 15, 2024


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

> United asks Boeing to focus on -9s until -10 certification
United Airlines (UA, Chicago O’Hare) has asked Boeing to stop building B737-10s for the airline until the variant is certified and focus on the B737-9s, which can be delivered in a more predictable timeframe, Bloomberg has reported. Read more

> Europe regulator says it would pull Boeing approval if needed
The acting head of Europe’s aviation regulator said on Wednesday the agency would halt its indirect approval of Boeing’s jet production if warranted, but he feels reassured that the plane maker is tackling its latest safety crisis. Read more

> LATAM Airlines flight investigation reportedly focused on movement of cockpit seat
The movement of a flight deck seat is reportedly a key focus of the probe into a sudden mid-air nosedive by a LATAM Airlines flight from Sydney to Auckland on Monday. Read more

> FAA Cites Two Aircraft Operators For Violations
Boeing has the highest profile, but it isn’t the only business entity facing the wrath of the FAA. The agency announced today (March 14) it is proposing a fine of $280,000 on Palm Beach, Florida-based Southern Airways Express; and $175,000 against Houston-based Empyreal Jet. Read more

> How Malaysia Airlines came back from twin tragedies
Ten years ago, Malaysia Airlines was devastated by the twin disasters of MH370 and MH17. Read more

> United Airlines reports fifth incident in over a week as US-bound flight returns to Australia
A United Airlines Boeing 777-300 aircraft suffered a midair fuel leak and was forced to make an emergency landing Monday, marking the fifth incident the airline reported in a little over a week. Read more

> The EASA Logistics & Stores Inspection Procedures course was delivered to delegates from Air Tanzania
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is delighted to share that the EASA Logistics & Stores Inspection Procedures training was completed by 13 delegates from Air Tanzania. The course was carried out by the knowledgeable SAS instructor Rustom Sutaria. Read more

> Sofema Online reviews the CAMO Diploma and the CAMO Advanced Diploma
Sofema Online (SOL) presents the merits of both CAMO Diplomas that are available, offering comprehensive, industry-leading education. Read more


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