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Turkmenistan Airlines banned from into European Union over safety concerns
4 February 2019

On 4 February 2018, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) suspended permission for Turkmenistan Airlines to operate services to the European Union.

EASA suspended the airline “pending confirmation that it meets international air safety standards”, without going into details.

Turkmenistan Airlines operates a fleet of 4 Boeing 737-700’s, 8 Boeing 737-800’s, 3 Boeing 757-200’s and 2 Boeing 777-200LR’s. European destinations were Frankfurt, Germany; Paris, France; as well as Birmingham and London in the United Kingdom.


File photo of -Turkmenistan Airlines Boeing 757 (Aero Icarus, CC:by-sa)