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Swiss ruling will bar Saab 2000 from Lugano.(Lugano Airport )(Brief Article)

The Swiss Federal Office for Civil Aviation's decision in change landing requirements at Lugano Airport effectively will prohibit Saab 2000s from landing there. FOCA's decision to implement a 6-deg. steep approach angle rule at Lugano will end Saab service until the aircraft is recertified.

"Saab has been evaluating the possibility to certify the aircraft to the higher approach angle in parallel with our other activities over the last several weeks," said spokesperson John Belanger. …

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