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EU Restricts Eritrean Air Carriers

This updated European Union air safety list banned operations of 287 known air carriers in the following 20 countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Mozambique, the Philippines, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Sudan, Swaziland and Zambia.

African airlines dominate new EU blacklist

By RTT News,

Due to significant safety concerns, the European Commission on Tuesday added air carriers certified in Eritrea to a European list of air carriers which bans or restricts their operations within the European Union.

On the other hand, following “exceptional progress” made in the safety situation in Mauritania, all air carriers certified in that African country were removed from the “EU air safety list.” Jordanian carrier Jordan Aviation was also removed from the list.  Continue reading EU Restricts Eritrean Air Carriers