US FAA yesterday announced that Indonesia "does not comply with international safety standards set by ICAO" and lowered the country's safety rating to Category 2, ruling that it is "no longer overseeing the safety of its airlines in accordance with international standards." The US State Dept. issued its own statement saying that last month's safety assessment conducted by the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (ATWOnline, March 27) did not include "detailed methodology ...

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