May 27, 2022


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

> New Airbus facility to research cryogenic fuel systems for next-gen hydrogen planes
Airbus is launching a U.K.-based facility focused on hydrogen technologies, a move which represents the firm’s latest attempt to support the design of its next generation of aircraft. Read more

>> Indian Regulator Stops Airlines Selling ‘unserviceable seats’
The directive is the latest in a series of other similar orders from the DGCA. Read more

> Mishandled baggage rate soars with recovery in aviation sector
The mishandling rate on international routes stood at 8.7%, while it was 1.85% on domestic routes. Read more

>> Gulf airlines to operate shuttle flights for Qatar 2022 World Cup
Flydubai, Oman Air, Kuwait Airways, and Saudia airlines will operate shuttle flights during the World Cup to help ease logistical and accommodation issues. Read more

> A wild but not so shy fox is stealing the show at Paris Orly airport
While airport staff is used of wildlife like rabbits or stray cats that are spending the night on the tarmac or taxiways at Paris Orly airport in France, another animal, nicknamed “Fox Trot” is currently stealing the show. Read more

>> Airport chaos at Amsterdam forces KLM to temporarily suspend sales
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will not sell tickets for flights departing in the coming days, at least until Sunday. The airline’s major hub, Amsterdam Schiphol, is currently facing staff shortages subsequently causing massive delays. Read more

> Why Boeing Doesn’t Think The 737 MAX 10’s Alerting System Needs Changes
Will Boeing be able to certify the MAX10 before the end of the year? Read more

>> Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is introducing optional dates for our upcoming Aviation SMS Webinars in June 2022
We are pleased to announce a training session consisting of three SMS courses, each with three possible dates for delivery:

  • Safety Management Systems Overview and Recurrent – 1 Day
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS) For EASA Part CAMO Team Members – 1 Day
  • EASA Part CAMO – Safety Management Systems –Regulatory Obligations – 1 Day
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