October 28, 2022


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

Archer Aviation Aims To Build 250 Air Taxis In 2025
Archer Aviation is soon to unveil its Midnight eVTOL, boldly predicting it will be making 650 in its third year of production. Read more

Malaysia’s FireFly in talks with ATR to update fleet
Avions de Transport Régional is keen to increase its footprint in Malaysia, talking to a range of airlines, including Firefly (FY, Penang), MASwings (MY, Kota Kinabalu), and Batik Air Malaysia (OD, Kuala Lumpur Int’l) about replacing some of their fleet with ATRs. Read more

Global Aviation Shows interest in new air routes to Saudi Arabia
Air Connectivity Program (ACP), which recently launched new air routes with Saudia Airlines, flynas, and Wizz Air, held over 80 meetings with global airlines and aviation players at Routes World 2022. Read more

First Etihad Airways flight using sustainable aviation fuel departs Tokyo Narita
The pioneering flight, EY871 departed Tokyo Narita, was the result of a partnership in which ITOCHU provided Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel to Etihad, the UAE national airline, making Etihad the first international airline to procure SAF in Japan. Read more

Air Serbia and Turkish Airlines expand partnership
Air Serbia and Turkish Airlines will expand their partnership, with the two carriers to boost operations between Belgrade and Istanbul, Ankara and Belgrade, as well as launch scheduled services between Izmir and Belgrade. Read more

Alaska Airlines Orders 52 Boeing Max Jets
Alaska Airlines on Wednesday said it has exercised options to buy 42 Boeing 737 Max 10 and 10 Max 9 jets for delivery between 2024 and 2027. Read more 

TSA, NATA Renew General Aviation Security Partnership
The partnership between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and NATA regarding security measures for members of the commercial and general aviation industry has entered its 25th year with the recent renewal of the relationship for an additional five years.  Read more

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