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Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin admits they are keen on restoring aviation ties with Egypt

Russia is eager to resume aviation ties with Egypt but recognizes safety as a crucial priority, said President Vladimir Putin after the BRICS summit. “As for aviation service, we are very keen to fully restore flights with Egypt. We have agreed that our respective security services and transport departments providing flights safety should continue their work. We have to be totally confident of our citizens’ safety,” said Putin at the …

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EU aviation officials call on political leaders to help end tax squabble

Top officials of Airbus and a group composed of top European airlines and engine makers have penned to political leaders, seeking assistance to find a peaceful resolution to the brewing trade spat over a recently introduced EU carbon charge. The signatories remarked that retribution by China and other countries that opposed the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) was resulting in serious penalties for the region’s aviation industry, a statement released …

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US FAA gives Nigerian airlines ultimatum to resolve security issues

Nigerian airlines have been given a 65-day ultimatum by the United States Federal Aviation Administration to find a solution to their security issues or risk being banned from flying into the United States. An FAA delegation recently conducted an audit for the renewal of Nigeria’s Category 1 status and handed down the ultimatum on August 24. The FAA, from time to time, sends teams to countries they have bilateral agreements …

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Russia and Kazakhstan agree to increase frequency of air services

Russia and Kazakhstan have finalized an agreement that would raise the frequency of air services between the two nations. The agreement was finalized after a series of correspondence between representatives of the two countries, revealed the Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency. During the summer of 2018, flights between Astana and Almaty, on the Kazakh side, and St. Petersburg, on the Russian side, will rise from seven to 10 weekly flights. …

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