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EU Transport committee wants new proposal for Flight Time Limitations (FTL)

1 October 2013

The European Parliament’s transport committee voted against new flight time limitation measures.

European Commission updates list of air carriers subject to an operating ban

21 November 2011

The European Commission has adopted the eighteenth update of the list of airlines banned in the European Union. Thanks to further improvements in the safety performance of TAAG Angolan Airlines the air carrier is allowed to add two aircraft to those operating into the EU. The Commission was compelled to impose operating restrictions to exclude part […]

Russia restricts EU flights of six carriers

8 November 2011

The Federal Russian Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has restricted the operations of six Russian carriers to avoid them being listed on the EU list of banned airlines. The airlines affected by the restrictions are VIM Airlines, Dagestan Airlines, Aviastar-TU, Yakutia Airlines, Tatarstan Airlines  and UTAir-Cargo. The restrictions apply to flights into the European Union. VIM Airlines reported that European flights will […]

EU updates list of banned airlines: adds Air Madagascar and all Mozambique carriers

19 April 2011

The European Commission has adopted today the 17th update of the list of airlines banned in the European Union. Some airlines – including four all-cargo air carriers from Indonesia and one air carrier from Ukraine – have been removed from the list as safety concerns have been satisfactorily addressed. However, all air carriers certified in […]

European Parliament supports new rules for E.U. accident investigation

25 September 2010

The European Parliament supports a new regulation on investigation and prevention of aircraft accidents in the E.U. The new legislation will strengthen the independence and effectiveness of air accident investigations in the EU, promote cooperation between the accident investigation authorities, and ensure better follow-up of safety recommendations. In addition, the new regulation significantly reinforces the […]

European Commission adds two Ghanaian airlines to the EU list of air carriers subject to an operating ban

2 September 2010

The European Commission has updated the list of airlines banned in the European Union to impose an operating ban on one air carrier from Ghana and to place operating restrictions on another air carrier from that country. This update is adopted following exceptional measures taken by two Member States which have banned the air carriers […]

EU blacklist updated with Blue Wings of Surinam and restrictions on Iran Air

6 July 2010

The European Commission has updated the list of airlines banned in the European Union to include one carrier from Surinam and to expand the operating restrictions on Iran Air. In addition, two carriers from Indonesia have been removed from the list of banned airlines. With this fourteenth update, the carrier Blue Wing Airlines from Surinam […]

EU updates blacklist, includes Sudan and the Philippines

30 March 2010

The European Commission has adopted the thirteenth update of the Community’s list of airlines banned in the European Union to include all air carriers of two additional countries: Sudan and the Philippines, on the basis of safety assessments by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). With this update, the Air Koryo licensed in the Democratic […]