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US FAA.(AFRICA/MIDDLE EAST Report)(Federal Aviation Administration )(Brief article)

US FAA announced that Nigeria achieved a Category 1 safety rating after making improvements to meet ICAO standards (see related article, p. 35). The upgrade will allow Nigerian airlines to fly their own aircraft to the US. Prior to the upgrade, Nigerian carriers had to wet-lease aircraft from another airline with Category 1 status for US-bound flights. …

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