April 07, 2023


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

> Flights across France disrupted as workers stage general strike
Flights that had planned to use French airspace are being re-routed or cancelled today as the country’s Air Traffic Controllers join the general strike in protest to the raising of the pension age from 62-64. Read more

>> IATA announces initiative to support African development
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is launching an initiative designed to boost social development, improve connectivity, safety and reliability for both passenger travel and air cargo shipping companies in the African region. Read more

>> Turkey closes airspace to Iraq’s Sulaimaniyah, cites PKK presence
Turkey based its decision on the alleged rise of PKK-linked activity in the northern Iraqi city. Read more

> Ryanair to temporarily discontinue Tuzla flights
Low cost carrier Ryanair plans to discontinue flights to Tuzla from June 1 due to an ongoing spat with the Bosnia and Herzegovina Directorate of Civil Aviation. Read more

>> Airlines win court case against Schiphol flight cap
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL, Amsterdam Schiphol) and other airlines have won a court case preventing the Dutch state from cutting flights at Amsterdam Schiphol from 500,000 annually to 440,000 for the 2023/2024 season to reduce noise pollution. Read more

> Nepal suspends two controllers after flights avert midair crash
The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal suspends two employees of the air traffic controller department for ‘carelessness’. Read more

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