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LOT Polish Airlines.(US FAA says Poland does not comply with ICAO safety standards)(Brief Article)

LOT Polish Airlines' alliance aspirations were dealt an embarrassing blow after US FAA determined that "Poland does not comply with international safety standards set by ICAO." The determination to give Poland so-called Category 2 safety status is not a judgment of LOT's own operation. However, it means the carrier may not add services to the US or make changes to existing service patterns at a dine when it is near to activating its membership in the Star Alliance. …

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