December 22, 2022


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

> Turbulence injures dozens on Hawaiian Airlines flight
At least 36 people have been injured, 11 seriously, after a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Phoenix to Honolulu was hit by severe turbulence. Read more

>> Ethiopian Airlines Adds Boeing 787 Flights To Copenhagen
Ethiopian Airlines is returning to Copenhagen after last serving the Danish capital in 2003. It’ll route via Vienna, meaning that Brussels (which currently mainly runs via Vienna) will be entirely de-linked and will be daily nonstop in both directions from mid-May. Read more

> Zero-Covid End Springs New Life into China Aviation Sector
China’s abrupt end to its dynamic zero Covid policy summary is breathing new life into its ailing aviation sector, a new report from energy and environmental geo-analytics company Kayrros has noted. Read more

>> ATSB: Recommendations made after discovery of fatigue cracks in Boeing 737 wing flaps
LONDON – An Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) investigation found multiple occurrences involving fatigue cracks and failures on Boeing 737 wing flaps in a location not included in the detailed flap actuation system inspection. Read more

> IndiGo is India’s most punctual airline with over 90 percent OTP, DGCA reveals
As per the data released by aviation regulator DGCA sourced from four metro airports (Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai), IndiGo has the best punctuality record in India. Read more

>> Exclusive: U.S. lawmakers set to back Boeing 737 MAX certification extension
Boeing Co (BA.N) is set to win backing from Congress for an extension of a looming deadline imposing a new safety standard for modern cockpit alerts for two new versions of the U.S. plane maker’s best-selling 737 MAX aircraft, sources told Reuters. Read more

> Philippine Airlines Eyes Flights To Brussels From Manila
Could the flag carrier finally be re-establishing its presence in Europe? Read more

>> Sofema Online (SOL) updates Course Learning Objectives to include Part 145 HF & SMS and Part CAMO HF & SMS
Our sister company Sofema Online provides Course Learning Objectives (CLO) to enable our clients to verify course content compliance with regulatory & vocational objectives. Read more


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