February 24, 2023


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

> EU investment rules will greenwash 90% of Airbus’ polluting planes
The European Commission is set to rubber-stamp thousands of polluting aircraft as sustainable, under the EU taxonomy rules. Read more

>> SmartLynx Airlines Receives Australian Operator Certificate
SmartLynx Airlines, the Latvian-based ACMI charter and cargo operator, has recently received its Australian Foreign Air Transport Operator Certificate (FATAOC) from the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). This will permit the airline to operate flights to, from, and within Australia. Read more

> After Alaska Airlines planes bump runway while taking off from Seattle, a scramble to “pull the plug”
On the morning of Jan. 26, as two Alaska Airlines flights from Seattle to Hawaii lifted off six minutes apart, the pilots each felt a slight bump and the flight attendants at the back of the cabin heard a scraping noise. Read more

>> Wizz Air contracts with Neste for the supply of SAF reserves
Hungarian ultra-low-cost carrier Wizz Air has negotiated with Neste for the supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel from 2025 onwards. Read more

> Japan Airlines Airbus A350 Diverts Twice And Returns To Tokyo
The Airbus A350 just barely missed the curfew at Fukuoka Airport and diverted to Osaka before returning to Tokyo Haneda in the middle of the night. Read more

>> Pakistani Startup K2 Airways To Fly Embraer E190 Aircraft
The airline has been preparing for its operational debut for over three years. K2 Airways, a new airline based in Pakistan, is in the final stages before it makes its debut. The carrier confirmed in a statement last week that it plans to begin commercial operations this year. Read more

> Delegates Share Their Feedback About Their Training Experience With Sofema Online
Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com is more than happy to share customer feedback. Read more

>> Stoyan Gerganov Is Sofema’s New Business Advisor & Sales Executive
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com is pleased to present Stoyan Gerganov – Business Advisor & Sales Executive at SAS & SOL Read more


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