The European Commission on Tuesday updated its list of airlines banned from EU airspace for safety reasons, and as expected all air carriers certified in Afghanistan are now barred owing to "safety deficiencies identified in [the country's] system to oversee civil aviation," the EC said. Ariana Afghan Airlines (ATW Daily News, Nov. 23) already was blacklisted by the EC while Kam Air's operations were restricted. The EC said it "recognizes" the efforts of the ...

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