Airline world review the composition of crews on flights to the United States in connection with the ban on the entry of the citizens from Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan 90 days.

Emirates Airline (UAE, Dubai), the world’s largest airline in terms of international passenger traffic, has announced the expulsion of citizens of these States from among the pilots and flight attendants on aircraft bound for the United States.

Etihad Airways (UAE, Abu Dhabi) noted that currently, the ban does not affect her employees, but she is taking measures to prevent the occurrence of problems in the coming weeks. In the administration of the President of the United States do not exclude that the ban could be extended to other countries.

In addition, airlines in Europe, Asia and Africa are forced to refuse admission to Board passengers who are nationals of States covered by the ban. According to Air France-KLM, Saturday and Sunday (January 28-29, 2017), the number of passengers exceeded 20 people. Representatives of EgyptAir, said that the U.S. imposed restrictions not bring enough clarity to the question of who can be allowed to fly, so the airline began direct passenger lists to the us authorities in advance to receive confirmation.

Earlier it was reported, US President, Donald trump January 27, signed a decree on the suspension of the programme of reception for 120 days, including the Syrian – for an indefinite period. The decree also stipulates the prohibition of entry into the U.S. citizens of the seven predominantly Muslim countries (Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan) at 90 days with the possibility of extension. The list can be extended, reported the press service of the White house.

Federal courts in at least five States over the weekend suspended the decree in terms of immediate deportation of those who have already entered the country.

Source: Interfax




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