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9th December 2016 – On Thursday the European Commission excluded all Kazakhstan airlines from the list of banned airlines. European Commissioner for Transport Violetta Bulz stated: “Today the European Commission has updated the EU safety list – the list of the airlines which don’t conform to the international air safety standards. All Kazakhstan air carriers have been removed from the list. I am especially glad that after several years of work and technical assistance from the EU, we can remove restrictions for all air carriers of Kazakhstan.” The Commissioner emphasized that removing restrictions for Kazakhstan air carriers “is a positive signal for all countries which remain in the list. It also shows that work and cooperation pays off”. Read More

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