October 07, 2022


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

> Croatia Airlines to place order for six A220 aircraft
Croatia Airlines has announced it will order six Airbus A220 aircraft after reaching an agreement with the European plane manufacturer. Deliveries will be made over the next four years through to 2026, with the carrier to operate a single-type fleet. Read more

>> Turkish Airlines 737 evacuated after landing gear fire
Passengers were forced to carry out an emergency evacuation of a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 after its main landing gear overheated and caught fire at Antakya-Hatay Airport. Read more

> Heathrow flight disruption ahead as American Airlines engineers vote to strike
More than 50 aircraft maintenance technicians and crew chiefs, responsible for the aircraft that make 23 daily American Airlines’ Heathrow departures, have voted by 98 percent to strike over pay. Read more

>> Indian aviation industry to take BIG leap, expected to add 80 airports in 5 years
The number of airports in the nation has expanded from 74 to 141 over the past eight years, and according to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, this number will increase to 220 in four to five years, reports IANS. Read more

> American Airlines is about to open a hotel — but you won’t be able to book a room there
A much-anticipated 600-room hotel will open its doors in Fort Worth, Texas, early next year — and it serves a very special purpose. Read more

>> Europe’s Startup Airlines Face a Long Winter
Winter has long been a low season for air travel in Europe with the seasonal fluctuation from peak summer months greater than in many other global markets, including the U.S. This winter is proving no different, but the added challenges of high inflation and energy costs is weighing on some airlines, particularly the startups that launched during the pandemic. Read more

> Scottish aviation bounce back: The sky’s still the limit despite the cost of living crisis
Aviation has been the area of transport to have suffered the biggest rollercoaster ride of changing fortunes during and since the Covid pandemic. Read more

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