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Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Turkmenistan and ICAO discuss further partnerships

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has met with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) President Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu to discuss the prospects of cooperation as part of the Turkmenistan’s national civil aviation development program for 2012-2030. Under the said program, new air hubs are built in the Turkmen capital and in regions of the country; the existing airports, terminals and infrastructure facilities are being reconstructed, which would help in the development of …

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Nigerian aviation regulator says international safety rating not at risk

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) announced that the country’s international safety rating remains intact after an audit that was conducted by the United States Federal Aviation Authority. The NCAA said that the exercise that was done in August, highlighted the crucial elements of aviation legislation, regulation, organization, technical staff, quality and training, technical guidance tools, licensing certification, approval, continuous surveillance and resolution of safety concerns. The NCAA’s General Manager, …

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Kenya Airways granted permit to fly direct to United States

The permit, which was issued by the US Department of Transportation (DoT), became effective last September 5. Back in June, the DoT had recommended the granting of the permit to KQ if there was no public opposition. United States President Donald Trump was also given a 61-day period to reject the permit if he wanted to but no objection was given by the time the window ended on September 5. …

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European Union gears up to make emissions-trading system Brexit-proof

The European Union has formulated a proposal that would make its emissions-trading system – considered to be the largest in the world – immune to possible supply unrest in the event the UK removes itself from the region’s carbon market as part of Brexit. The European Parliament is set to vote on the proposal that would keep companies and airlines in the EU Emissions Trading System using carbon allowances issued …

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