European Commission

The European Commission today adopted the 19th update of the European list of air carriers which, for safety reasons, are subject to an operating ban or operating restrictions within the European Union. Conviasa, an air carrier certified in Venezuela, was added to the list due to safety issues that remain unresolved. Following constructive consultations, the Libyan authorities have decided to adopt strict measures applicable to all licensed Libyan carriers, measures that exclude them from flying activities in the EU until at least November 2012.