EU eliminates Benin and Mozambique from air safety blacklist


The European Syndicate (EU) has lifted a ban on all airlines flying from Benin and Mozambique to EU countries.

The slaying of ban was mentioned in the newly updated EU air safety list, which contains the vips of non-European airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are afterward subject to an operating ban or restrictions within the EU.

According to EU, the approval to Benin and Mozambique airlines was permitted following improvements to the aviation safety situation in these two countries.

Meantime, the updated EU air safety list has added four airlines due to unaddressed refuge deficiencies that were detected by the European Aviation Safety Intercession during the assessment for a third country operator authorisation.

“The EC and the European Aviation Aegis Agency are ready to assist them and raise the safety standards worldwide.”

The newly joined carriers include Nigerian airline Med-View, Mustique Airways from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ukrainian aviation retinue Urga, and Air Zimbabwe.

European Commission (EC) transport commissioner Violeta Bulc broke: “I am glad that we are able to take all carriers from Benin and Mozambique out of the air shelter list.

“Their reforms have paid off. This is also a signal to the 16 homelands that remain on the list. It shows that work and cooperation shell outs off.

“The EC and the European Aviation Safety Agency are ready to assist them and rakehell the safety standards worldwide.”

The updated EU air safety list has also proscribed a total of 181 airlines from the EU skies.

Of the 181 airlines, 174 airlines certified in 16 rural areas have faced the ban due to a lack of safety oversight by the aviation authorities from these polities.

The updated list also includes seven individual airlines that were debarred because of safety concerns with regard to the airlines themselves.

In adding, six more airlines are subject to operational restrictions and can only fly to the EU with certain aircraft types.

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