June 30, 2023


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

> Delta flight lands without nose gear at Charlotte Douglas
A Delta Air Lines flight operating out of Atlanta, GA has experienced a nose gear collapse after landing at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC. Read more

>> Hacker Gains Access To Southwest Airlines And American Airlines Pilot Applications
The breach occurred in late April, but pilots were only informed last week. Read more

> Gatwick Airport incident causes passenger re-screening and delays
A fire alarm triggered at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal on the evening of Wednesday June 28 caused the evacuation of the terminal and the re-screening of passengers. The alarm was reportedly caused by a technical fault, and there was no fire. Read more

>> Joby Aviation receives permit to fly first eVTOL built on production line
Joby Aviation has reached a series of milestones that put it on track to deliver its first electric aircraft to a customer by 2024 and commercialize an air taxi service by 2025. Read more

> Play makes Canadian debut with flights to Europe amid discount airline ups and downs
A new airline connecting Canadians to Europe via Iceland has started flying out of Hamilton International Airport. It offers fares at a significant discount from the major carriers, but will it make it in a market where other carriers have failed? Read more

>> American Airlines passenger gets plane to himself after 18-hour delay: ‘It was an insane experience’
An American Airlines passenger walked into an entirely empty plane this weekend and joked that he bought every single seat on his flight, so he didn’t have to deal with anyone. Read more

> Jet fuel exports to Europe help meet summer rush, set for new record
|India’s ATF export volumes so far in June have averaged at a record high of 208,433 barrels per day (bpd). Read more

>> Stores, Logistics & Inspection Practitioners are able to excel in their chosen roles with a SOL Diploma
Sofema Online provides the perfect way to help stores professionals to attain a comprehensive understanding related to their role within the EASA Part 145 Organisation. Read more

> A SAS training session was successfully delivered to delegates from Libyan Wings
Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) is pleased to share that delegates from Libyan Wings successfully completed a SAS training session. Read more


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