March 24, 2023


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

> Boeing donates $5.1 million to Embry-Riddle aviation safety centre
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has landed a $5.1 million donation from Boeing to support an aviation safety centre at the school’s campus in Daytona Beach, Florida. Read more

>> Thailand Aviation Veteran Patee Sarasin Launches “Really Cool Airlines”
Patee is the presumed CEO of the newly proposed airline and intends to shake up the Thai aviation market after robust growth of the aviation industry after Covid-19. Read more

> Lufthansa to launch new “City Airlines”
The German flag carrier, Lufthansa, is set to roll out a brand new regional airline, known as “City Airlines”. Read more

>> Japan Airlines finalizes order for 21 Boeing 737-8 aircraft
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing and the Japanese flag carrier Japan Airlines (JAL) have finalized an order for 21 737-8 aircraft. Read more

> Another New Saudi Carrier: NEOM Airlines To Launch Next Year
The airline is being set up to serve the futuristic megacity in the northwest region of the country. Read more

>> ICAO Adopts Multi-constellation Standards for GNSS
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council achieved what it called a major milestone this week in the global standardization and rollout of new dual-frequency multi-constellation (DFMC) capabilities for international aviation’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Read more

> India’s gov’t eases leasing rules, Air India goes to market
The Indian government has eased its rules for leasing aircraft, including wet leasing, to address the growing capacity gap in this rapidly recovering market, minister of civil aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia said during an event in New Delhi. Read more

>>  Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) celebrates 15th year anniversary
SAS is pleased to share that we have established over the last 15 years an unrivalled EASA regulatory-compliant aviation training and consultancy company, with a Company ethos strongly focused on delivering a customer-centric approach. Read more

> The SAS training portfolio has been updated with one new course
The EASA Compliant Safety Management System – Management of Change course is now available. It aims to provide the delegates with an understanding of the Safety Risks related to the Management of Change (MOC) Throughout the Airline System. Read more


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