September 29, 2023


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

> 10 areas of the aerospace industry to be disrupted by AI tools
The use of AI in aviation goes beyond customer support chatbots and price comparison tools for travellers. Read more

> Niger bans French carriers, aircraft from its airspace
The ruling military junta in Niger (Conseil national pour la sauvegarde de la patrie – CNSP) has banned all French airlines and France-registered aircraft from operating in its airspace as a dispute with its former coloniser escalates. France has since pulled its ambassador from the Sahel state. Read more

> Nepal’s Yeti Airlines plans IPO
Yeti Airlines (YT, Kathmandu) is planning a stock exchange listing via an initial public offering (IPO), according to the airline’s executive chairman, Lhakpa Sonam Sherpa. He made the announcement, as reported by the Tourism Mail outlet, during an event in Kathmandu on September 25 to mark the carrier’s 25th anniversary. Read more

> EASA To Require 70% SAF Usage By 2050
The push comes as a part of the ReFuelEU legislation and the region’s push to become more environmentally friendly. Read more

> Turkish Airlines grounds A321s due to P&W engine recall
Turkish Airlines (TK, Istanbul Airport) expects to have up to twelve A321neo aircraft grounded by the end of the year because of issues with Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan (GTF) engines. The airline has already pulled nine aircraft from service for this reason. Read more

> Delegates from ASG Business Aviation completed the Managing Approved Maintenance Programs training
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is pleased to share that the Managing Approved Maintenance Programs training was successfully completed by delegates from ASG Business Aviation. The course was carried out as a webinar by our experienced instructor Rade Savic on 09-10 August 2023. Read more

> Sofema Online extended the CAMO Diploma Supplemental Package! The price is held until 31 October 2023
Sofema Online is pleased to share that the EASA Part 26/CS 26 Regulatory Training for Large Aeroplanes Additional Airworthiness Specifications was added to the CAMO Diploma Supplemental Package & the price is held until the end of October. Read more


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