FAA finds Philippine aviation standards lacking

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    http://www2.wnct.com/news/2012/mar/20/faa-finds-philippine-aviation-standards-lacking-ar-2064488/

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has found lingering deficiencies in Philippine air safety standards despite the country's efforts to fix the problems.

    Unqualified personnel inspect aircraft and airport facilities, inspectors accept free rides on the same airlines they are checking and airlines receive certification despite failing to meet requirements.
    Safety and management concerns led the U.S. aviation watchdog to downgrade the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines in 2007 and limit U.S.-bound flights from the Philippines. In 2010, the European Union also blacklisted Philippine carriers.


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