The European Parliament voted yesterday to introduce a publicly available EU-wide blacklist of airlines that do not meet safety requirements (ATWOnline, Oct. 13). The vote followed by one day the proposal by the European Commission to extend the powers of the European Aviation Safety Agency to manage air operations, including licensing pilots and overseeing third-country airlines in the EU (ATWOnline, Nov. 16). Carriers will be blacklisted "if there is verified evidence of serious safety ...

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