The US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has fined Egyptair $140,000 for leasing aircraft to Sudan Airways, in breach of sanctions against the latter nation. The fine followed an investigation triggered by Egyptair having leased two Boeing 737-500s to Sudan Airways in 2010-11, breaching the US Export Administration Regulations. The lease was effectively a re-export of US airliners, the BIS said. Sudan has been under sanctions since 1997 because of its ...

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