February 16, 2024


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

> Malaysia Aviation Group offers flight fares from RM79 in support of Visit Malaysia Year 2026
Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) said it is reinforcing its commitment to supporting the goals of Visit Malaysia Year 2026 (VMY2026) and positioning Kuala Lumpur “as a hub for Asia and beyond.” Read more

> Two Norwegian Aircraft Collide At Oslo-Gardermoen Airport
It has emerged that two Norwegian Boeing 737-800 aircraft collided on the ground at Oslo-Gardermoen during a pushback procedure. Read more

> Flair Airlines & Lynx Air in merger talks: reports
The consolidation of Canadian airlines may take a new turn as a merger between low-cost carriers Flair Airlines and Lynx Air is in development, multiple reports say. Read more

> Airlines begin cancelling flights from Mumbai as govt cracks whip
The ministry of civil aviation has ordered the cansellation of about 40 flights a day at Mumbai airport to ease congestion. Akasa Air and IndiGo are offering passengers options for rebooking, full refund, or rescheduling. Read more

> Irish Low-cost Airline Ryanair Cancels All Flights to Israel Abruptly
Ryanair did not initially give an official statement or explanation for its decision to cancel all flights to and from Israel in March and April, but later said the decision was made due to the closure of a terminal. Read more

> Israel-Sri Lanka: Aviation Deal Paves Way for Wider Cooperation
Israel and Sri Lanka are set to sign a civil aviation agreement, aiming to strengthen relations and boost economic opportunities. Read more

> European aviation association calls on policymakers to do more with SAF
Five leading European aviation associations are calling on EU policymakers to ensure Europe develops a world leading SAF industry. Read more

> The EASA Aviation Compliance Management & Auditing training was delivered to delegates from Star Aviation
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is pleased to share that the EASA Aviation Compliance Management & Auditing training was completed by delegates from Star Aviation. The course was carried out as a webinar by the experienced SAS instructor Rade Savic. Read more

> A Guide to Initial Safety Training Under GM2 CAMO.A.305(g) by Sofema Online
Sofema Online (SOL) discusses the challenge of delivering Initial & Recurrent HF & SMS, EASA – Compliant training as an online course. Read more


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