July 07, 2023


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

> Passenger tries to open plane door on Zadar flight
A British boxer had to be removed from a Zadar to London Stansted flight operated by Ryanair last Friday after he tried to open the plane door and was subsequently tackled by fellow passengers, video footage posted online this week has revealed. The plane was taxiing to the runway and preparing for takeoff at the time the incident took place. Read more

>> Aegean plane Thessaloniki-Barcelona makes emergency landing in Italy
An airplane of the Greek Aegean Airlines made an emergency landing at Naples airport in Italt on Monday noon, following signs of gradual decompression in its cabin. Read more

> Indian Airlines’ Fleet: A Comparison
We look at the number and type of aircraft that various major airlines in India operate currently. Read more

>> Japan Airlines Will Hire Clothes To Tourists To Let Them Travel Light
The innovative scheme aims to reduce carbon emissions and clothing waste. Read more

> Korean Air to Conduct Series of Test Flights Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Korean Air and GS Caltex, a globally-recognized Korean energy and chemical company, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate on a series of test flights using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Read more

>> The importance of aviation education in fostering future industry professionals
The aviation industry is a sector that connects people and facilitates global trade and travel. To ensure the growth and sustainability of this dynamic industry, it is essential to prioritize aviation education. By providing individuals with the necessary knowledge, skills, and opportunities, aviation education plays a crucial role in fostering the development of future industry professionals. Read more

> DGCA to collaborate with EASA on unmanned aircraft systems
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has entered into a pact with European regulator EASA for cooperation in the areas of unmanned aircraft systems and innovative air mobility. Read more

>> 2 SOL diplomas are extended 
The EASA Stores Logistics & Inspection Diploma & the Flight & Ground Operations Diploma are enhanced with 1 new course each and the price is kept until 31 August 2023. Read more here & here

> Delegates from Collins Aerospace India completed the EASA Part 145 – Regulation EU 1321/2014 training
25 delegates from Collins Aerospace India successfully completed the EASA Part 145 – Regulation EU 1321/2014 training last month. The experienced SAS instructor Shakil Siddiqui carried out the course as a webinar on 01-03 June 2023. Read more


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