January 05, 2024


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

> The ‘textbook’ evacuation from Japan jet inferno
After landing, smoke filled the cabin and flames licked the windows, but the Japan Airlines crew got all 367 passengers safely off the aircraft in an orderly fashion — and just in time. Read more

> 2023 In Review: Simple Flying’s Biggest Aviation News Stories Of The Year
Firmly in “post-pandemic” territory, 2023 was a big year in aviation. Simple Flying was there to cover it all – from merger proposals to two commercial air shows, there have been several top-talkers in the last 365 days. So which were our biggest stories? Read more

> Air Mauritius A350 Paris-Port Louis Declares Emergency
Earlier today, an Air Mauritius Airbus A350 operating a flight to Port Louis declared an emergency, prompting a return back to Paris CDG. Read more

> Aviation Body DGCA Took 542 Actions Against Airlines In 2023
In a statement, Directorate General of Civil Aviation informed that it has taken stringent measures to ensure compliance with regulations through the conduct of surveillance activities. Read more

> Faulty runway lights and unclear clearance named in deadly plane collision at Tokyo airport
TOKYO (TND) — Two new details have been released about what may have caused a fiery plane collision on the runway at a Tokyo airport on Tuesday. Read more

> The Most On-Time Airline In 2023 Filed For Bankruptcy In 2020
The aviation analytics company studies data on more than 35 million flights a year, including schedules, airline fleets and airports, to deliver insights on the aviation industry at large. Read more

> Aviation market predictions for 2024
IBA, an aviation market intelligence and consultancy company, has shared its expectations for the global aviation market in 2024, examining macro-economic factors, supply and demand, and challenges to airline and aircraft values. Read more

> A Bursary Program for European Aviation Universities and other Aviation Academic Establishments within the European Union and EFTA is available at SOL
Sofema Online (SOL) is thrilled to announce an initiative to elevate EASA-compliant aviation education across Europe. Beginning 1 January 2024, SOL is offering a generous €5,000 Bursary to a selected European Aviation University or Higher Level Aviation Education Establishments entering into a partnership with Sofema. Read more


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