A total of 96 airlines are prohibited from flying to the European Union (EU) for security reasons, including several Angolans, those from São Tomé and Príncipe and Equatorial Guinea, according to the “black list” released this Tuesday.
In the case of Angola, the exceptions are TAAG Angola Airlines and Heli Malongo, with all the rest being prohibited from flying to the EU, in a list that includes all certified carriers from São Tomé and Príncipe and Equatorial Guinea (Community member countries) Portuguese Speaking Countries).
Ceiba devices (Equatorial Guinea) are operated by the Portuguese company White in international markets. STP Airways (São Tomé and Príncipe) had a partnership agreement with the Portuguese company Euroatlantic and is in negotiations with White.
The list of 96 companies is composed of 90 certified in 16 countries, inadequate safety supervision by the respective aeronautical authorities and six other individual companies, such as Avior Airlines (Venezuela).