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Afghanistan Seeks EU’s Approval To Remove Afghan Airlines From Blacklist

30 Apr 2019 Wadsam Afghanistan Business News

A conference on cooperation between European Union (EU) and

Afghanistan is expected to be held next month and removing Afghan airlines from

the EU blacklist will be a priority in the agenda.

Afghanistan’s national airline Aryana and other private

airlines still remain in the EU’s Air Safety List ue to their low standards.

The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) has assured

that comprehensive reforms have been implemented and Afghan airlines were able

to operate flights to European states.

In a meeting with EU envoy to Afghanistan Pierre Mayoudon last

week, ACAA head Dr. Mohammad Qasim Wafayezada shared International Civil

Aviation Organization (ICAO)’s evaluation.

He asked the ambassador to send a delegation to Afghanistan to

evaluate and assess the authority’s work and the current situation of Afghan


According to a statement from ACAA, the EU envoy appreciated

ACAA efforts and expressed interest in working together with Afghanistan.

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