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  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008


    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin America


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  • Fatalities reported after Blue Wing An-28 crashes in Suriname


    <P>No survivors are expected after an <A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonov_An-28">Antonov&nbsp;An-28</A>...


  • Europe adds more than 80 airlines to aviation safety 'blacklist'


    <P><STRONG><FONT size=1>By David Kaminski-Morrow in&nbsp;London</FONT></STRONG></P> <P>European Commission regulators...


  • Painted Black: a study of the EU unsafe airlines ban


    Just over 90 airlines have been named, shamed and banned – until their safety improves – from EU skies, while pressure...


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  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008

    News | 22 Jul 2008 09:00 | David Learmount

    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin Americahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airline-accidents-for-the-first-half-of-2008-225930/
  • Fatalities reported after Blue Wing An-28 crashes in Suriname

    News | 04 Apr 2008 07:52 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>No survivors are expected after an <A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonov_An-28">Antonov&nbsp;An-28</A> reportedly crashed while attempting to land following a domestic flight from Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname, today.</P> <P>The aircraft is said to have been operated by Paramaribo-based regional carrier <A href="http://www.bluewingairlines.com/EN/index_en.htm">Blue&nbsp;Wing Airlines</A>, and carrying around 20 passengers and crew.</P> <P>It was attempting to land near <A href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;geocode=&amp;q=Benzdorp&amp;sll=3.919305,-56.027783&amp;sspn=7.458897,10.217285&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;ll=3.695707,-54.059601&amp;spn=0.933255,1.7276&amp;t=k&amp;z=10">Benzdorp</A> in the east of Suriname, near the border with French Guiana, when the crash occurred.</P> <P>Just a few months ago, in November 2007, Blue Wing was removed from the European Union’s airline blacklist having featured on it since June 2006.</P> <P>Blue Wing has a fleet of aroundhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fatalities-reported-after-Blue-Wing-An-28-crashes-in-Suriname-222745/
  • EC sees blacklist progress as PIA ban lifted

    News | 03 Dec 2007 11:05 | Graham Dunn

    Previously imposed operating restrictions on Pakistan International Airlines have been lifted under the latest revision of the European Commission's list...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EC-sees-blacklist-progress-as-PIA-ban-lifted-219979/
  • EC sees blacklist progress as PIA restrictions lifted

    News | 28 Nov 2007 13:17 | Graham Dunn

    <P>Previously imposed operating restrictions on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have been lifted under the latest revision of the <A href="http://ec.europa.eu/transport/air-ban/list_en.htm">European Commission’s list of airlines banned from operating in the European Union</A>.</P> <P>The revision also sees the ban lifted on Surinam carrier Blue Wing Airlines.</P> <P>While the EC notes progress undertaken at currently banned operators TAAG Angola Airlines, Iranian carrier Mahan Air and Ukrainian-Mediterranean Airlines, it says it would be “premature” to withdraw these carriers from the list.</P> <P>EC transport commissioner Jacques Barrot says: “This latest revision shows that when airlines take rapid and sound corrective action to comply with safety standards, they can be withdrawn from the list quickly. It also shows that the list increasingly serves as a pre-emptive rather than punitive tool for safeguarding aviation safety.</P> <P>“There are now numerous instances where thttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EC-sees-blacklist-progress-as-PIA-restrictions-lifted-219915/
  • Europe adds more than 80 airlines to aviation safety 'blacklist'

    News | 21 Jun 2006 12:40

    <P><STRONG><FONT size=1>By David Kaminski-Morrow in&nbsp;London</FONT></STRONG></P> <P>European Commission regulators have added more than 80 carriers to the ‘blacklist’ of airlines facing operating restrictions within Europe, although only three of these are from regions outside of the blanket ban on five African states.</P> <P>Eighty-one of the additional carriers are licensed in these five states. The list includes 26 more operators in Equatorial Guinea, 19 in Liberia, 13 in each of Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and ten in Swaziland.</P> <P>Inspectors have decided, however, that carriers in Mauritania will not be subject to an overall operating ban.</P> <P>The remaining three airlines, located in other areas, have been included as part of the first quarterly update since the list was drawn up earlier this year.</P> <P>Sky Gate International has been included on the list after the UK government refused a permit for the carrier’s operations, citing doubts abohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Europe-adds-more-than-80-airlines-to-aviation-safety-blacklist-207347/
  • Painted Black: a study of the EU unsafe airlines ban

    News | 06 Apr 2006 13:29

    Just over 90 airlines have been named, shamed and banned – until their safety improves – from EU skies, while pressure grows for an international blacklisthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Painted-Black-a-study-of-the-EU-unsafe-airlines-ban-205841/