4-Apr-2012 9:05 AM

European Commission updates European operating ban list

European Commission adopted (03-Apr-2012) the 19th update of the European list of air carriers subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the EU. Conviasa, the national carrier of Venezuela, was added to the list due to safety concerns and two other Venezuelan carriers, Estellar Latinoamerica and Aerotuy, remain subject to increased monitoring. Following consultation between the EU and Libya, Libyan authorities decided to adopt strong measures for all carriers licensed in Libya, which exclude them from flying into the EU until at least 22-Nov-2012. On this basis the inclusion of Libyan air carriers in the EU air safety list was not considered necessary. Other adjustments include:

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