June 09, 2023


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

> Climate activists spray-paint private plane in Germany
A climate-activist group spray-painted a private jet in orange in northern Germany Tuesday. Footage by the group showed the members spray-painting the jet while it sat on the runway. Read more

>> IATA predicts almost ten billion in airline profits this year
The global airline industry is expected to generate $9.8 billion in net profits this year, the International Air Transport. Read more

> Boeing To Slow 787 Deliveries After Another Flaw Found
In the last few moments, it has been revealed that Boeing will have to slow deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner aircraft following a production flaw found. Read more

>> Airline seat supply, peak fares unlikely to ease in a hurry
The aviation industry does not seem to have a fix to the sudden vacuum created by the exit of Go First as it grapples with capacity constraints leaving flyers to bear the consequence of free market dynamics with stubbornly high fares. Read more

> Long-Haul Flight from Los Angeles Declares Emergency
British Airways flight BA268, a Boeing 777-300ER registered G-STBJ, operating from Los Angeles (LAX) to London Heathrow (LHR) has declared a general emergency, squawking 7700 as it passed over Scotland inbound to London. Read more

>> Airbus and IndiGo move closer to 500 aircraft deal
Indian low-cost giant IndiGo is in the news yet again, and according to reports it is all set to place a record-breaking order for nearly 500 aircraft with aircraft manufacturer Airbus. This order is expected to be for the A320 family variant. If and when the deal is finalised this will be the single largest order in history, overtaking the mega order placed by Air India. Read more

> Air India sends plane for stranded US-bound passengers in Russia
An Air India plane flying from New Delhi to San Francisco was diverted to Russia’s Magadan after it developed an engine problem. Read more

>> A new SOL training regarding Aircraft De-icing and Anti-icing is available
Sofema Online (SOL) has added yet another online course to its portfolio: Aircraft De-icing and Anti-icing. Read more

> Wesley Vaerewijck wins a Free SOL Diploma
Sofema Online (SOL) awards one client with a free Diploma. Congratulations to Wesley Vaerewijck! Read more


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