April 05, 2024


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

> Aviation firefighters to strike after revelations Australian airports at ‘extreme risk’ during emergencies
Leaked risk assessments by Airservices Australia found airports ill-equipped for emergencies due to a lack of firefighting resources. See more

> This airline updated its premium economy service: How that impacts your next long-haul trip
Singapore Airlines unveiled an overhauled cabin service for its premium economy passengers earlier this month, and it’s part of a broader trend. See more

> Pilot Age and Safety: Looking for Links
Revisions of mandatory retirement rules reignite risks debate. See more

> ‘The Plane Is Fine’: An Airline Course Looks to Overcome Fear in the Skies
Anxiety when flying might not seem so unreasonable these days, but a British Airways program seeks to reassure the lightly nervous and the abjectly terrified alike. See more

> An American Airlines plane hit a parked aircraft while leaving a gate at PHL
The American Airlines plane, which was headed to Charlotte, had crew and customers deplane and both the aircraft were taken out of service to be inspected by maintenance. See more 

> European airlines cut back Asia routes as Gulf carriers offer cheaper flights
Lufthansa and Air France-KLM say they cannot compete with state-backed Middle East airlines that have lower costs. See more

> Bulgaria-Romania Flight Marks Historic Schengen Entry
The inaugural flight between Bulgaria and Romania post their Schengen accession took off from Sofia on schedule at 12:40 p.m. See more

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This April, Sofema Online is thrilled to present an unparalleled opportunity for aviation professionals to upscale their EASA Quality Assurance expertise. A diverse range of Quality and Compliance courses are awaiting you. See what the SOL Quality Month offers


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