The EC's third update of its airline blacklist, released yesterday, features the first removal of airlines that successfully raised their safety standards and new restrictions on Pakistan International Airlines. The removal of Thailand's Phuket Air and DAS Air Cargo/Dairo Air Services of Kenya and Uganda respectively from the blacklist "shows that our list acts not only as essential protection against unsafe operations but also as a strong and effective incentive for companies who deviate ...

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