Azza barred from UAE airspace

AZZA Air Transport Company – the Sudanese company that operated the Boeing 707 cargo aircraft that crashed in Sharjah last week – is banned from UAE airspace until further notice.Saif al Suwaidi, director of the General Civil Aviation Authority, said: “We have decided to stop Azza Air from using the UAE airspace until completion of the investigations.”The 707-330 crashed last Wednesday killing all six crew members.However, Aidoros al Tayyab, chief of flight operations with Azza, said that the company was not aware of any such ban. “I have not heard of this,” he said. 

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