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Norwegian Air Argentina receives Air Services Operator Certificate

Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) has finally received its Air Services Operator Certificate (AOC), from the Argentina’s National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC). The document is a significant one for the carrier as it basically recognizes its status as a commercial airline. It also confirms that it has complied with safety and quality standards to conduct aeronautical operations and activities in accordance with the laws and regulations of the Argentine Republic. Upon …

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Kazakhstan passes International Civil Aviation Organization safety audit

Kazakhstan recently passed a safety audit that was conducted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) with flying colors. “The level of compliance of the Civil Aviation Committee under the Kazakh Ministry for Investment and Development with the requirements of ICAO officially amounted to 83 percent, which is 21 percent better than the audit indicator of 2009, which was 62 percent. “The improved indicator of Kazakhstan exceeds by 11 percent …

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Kazakh Ministry for Investment and Development proposes use of new company to oversee civil aviation

The Kazakh Ministry for Investment and Development has suggested creating a new national company that would supervise civil aviation. “We have developed approaches to the implementation of the British model, which involve changes in the current legislation regarding the transfer of oversight functions in the field of flight safety to a new structure in the form of a national company for supervision and control in civil aviation. “The company will …

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Aviation row between China and Taiwan heats up

The tension between China and Taiwan that started over air navigation has resulted in the cancellation of 176 flights between the two nations. Taiwan has expressed its opposition to the flight paths of special services on for the impending Spring Festival (Chinese New Year). The route in question is called M503 and it is said to pass dangerously close to existing airports on the disputed Tiaoyutai Islands in the straits. …

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