Phuket Airlines requested a clarification from both the UK and France as to why it is banned, according to the Bangkok Post, which quoted a letter from Senior VP Kanin Phuvasiten to the French DGAC. In the letter, the Phuket official asked, "How could an airline with no track record of air casualty, nor any known cases of a near mishap in its history, be branded as unsafe while many more airlines with past history of flight disaster are not." The letter went on, "Even more perplexing is ...

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