The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has removed Kazakhstan’s national carrier, Air Astana, from the European Union (EU) Air Safety List. Air Astana has faced restrictions on flying into the EU since 2009, but is now free to operate. However, other Kazakh carriers remain on the list, while Iraqi Airways has been added to it following alleged safety lapses and failure to provide necessary documentation.  No Thai carriers have been added to the list, despite FAA’s ...

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