African Airlines Assn. on Wednesday criticized the European Union's publication of a list of airlines banned from operating to the EU "as damaging the African airlines business." According to AFRAA, the blacklist "paints a negative picture of all scheduled flights from the continent." In a statement, AFRAA Secretary General Christian Kossi said that "no scheduled African airline member of IATA or AFRAA is included in the blacklist," yet it "sends the wrong message to the average European ...

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