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European Commission removes Indonesian airlines from blacklist

The European Commission updated the EU Air Safety list on June 14, 2018, removing all airlines from Indonesia. Meanwhile, Eurocontrol deployed a system that automatically detects any banned aircraft entering the European Union airspace. The decision follows safety improvements from the country airlines. Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc declared: “I am particularly glad that after […]

EU updates ‘naughty airlines’ list

The European Commission updated the EU Air Safety List on November 30, 2017. With the latest update one airline, Avior Airlines (Venezuela), is added to the list, while two others – Mustique Airways (St. Vincent and the Grenadines) and Urga (Ukraine) – are removed following safety improvements. “Our objective is to offer the highest level […]

EU fines air cargo carriers €776M for price-fixing cartel

The European Commission has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers and imposed a fine totalling €776,465,000 ($836.237 millon) for operating a price–fixing cartel. The Commission’s original decision was annulled by the General Court on procedural grounds. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “Millions of businesses depend on air cargo […]