September 21, 2023


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

> Textron Aviation and NetJets sign record-breaking fleet agreement for up to 1,500 Cessna Citation jets
Textron Aviation and NetJets today announced a record-breaking fleet agreement for the option for NetJets to purchase up to 1,500 additional Cessna Citation business jets over the next 15 years. Read more

> Aviation Africa 2023 – Post-Event Highlights
Industry players from 98 countries across the world gathered in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital, for the AVIATION AFRICA 2023 Summit and Exhibition, to discuss ways to unlock the vast potential. Read more

> Aviation will need significant government support to decarbonize: WestJet CEO
The CEO of Canada’s second-largest airline says the global push to decarbonize the aviation sector by 2050 will lead to a major increase in ticket prices unless governments step in to offer support. Read more

> Hundreds of flying taxis to be made in Ohio, home of the Wright brothers and astronaut legends
The same Ohio river valley where the Wright brothers pioneered human flight will soon be manufacturing cutting-edge electric planes that take off and land vertically, under an agreement announced Monday between the state and Joby Aviation Inc. Read more

> Singapore aims for passport-free departures from Changi Airport next year
Ranked the best airport in the world, Changi handled 5.12 million passengers in June. Read more

> Nigerian Airlines Cleared For UK and Europe Flights Following TCO Certification
Nigerian airlines are set to soar to new heights as the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) successfully obtained the Third Country Operator (TCO) certificate, granting them access to the United Kingdom and various European destinations. This significant development eases the path for designated Nigerian carriers to apply for operation permits with minimal obstacles. Read more

> Sofema Aviation Services and Sofema Online achieved accredited membership of ARTSA
In a significant stride towards aviation excellence, Sofema Aviation Services and Sofema Online are proud to announce their recent accreditation as Full Members of the Aviation Regulatory Training Standards Association (ARTSA). Read more

> The SOL Diploma is your pathway to achieving your career goals – Read the Success Story of Juma Kenneth
Sofema is delighted to share the Success Stories of our customers who completed a SOL Diploma. We are here to support our clients by providing them with the training solution that fits their needs the best. That’s why we developed our Learning Path Diploma Programs – To help you build the career path leading to your success. Read more


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