The EU ban is efficient instantly.

The European Union formally banned, on March 28, 2024, the Turkish airline Southwind from its airspace, because of its – alleged – Russian management. The ban additionally contains companion airline Air Cairo.

Initially, Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Company, banned the Turkish service from flying to Finland because of its Russian ties on March 25. Jarkko Saarimäki, basic supervisor of Traficom, stated that the substantial possession and efficient management of Southwind Airways was not within the arms of Turkish company entities or people – as a substitute, the airline was successfully managed by Russians. The EU then accused the airline of being successfully managed by Russia. “Our total evaluation reveals that a good portion of possession and efficient management is just not held by Turkish people or corporations.”

The airline, whose authorized title is Cortex Havacilik Ve Turizm Ticaret, is on the EU Aviation Security Company‘s (EASA) Record of Authorised Third Nation Carriers (TCO) beneath its authorized title. In response to the itemizing, the airline’s Air Operator’s Certificates (AOC), TR-025, is Turkish.

Southwind Airways was established with the assist of the Russian-based Pegas Touristik journey company to function flights to and from Russia. Southwind additionally flies to Germany, Switzerland, Greece, North Macedonia and Italy and has a fleet of 4 aircrafts Airbus A330 and Airbus A321.

The EU ban is efficient instantly.

Theodore Koumelis

Theodore is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of TravelDailyNews Media Community; his tasks embrace enterprise improvement and planning for TravelDailyNews long-term alternatives.


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