Air National

Air National gives up

New Zealand’s Air National has relinquished its AOC, giving up its fight to return to the air. The airline has been grounded since early February. The initial 10-day grounding, imposed for what the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) called “an appalling history of non-compliance with minimum safety standards”, was extended twice. […]

Air National grounded again

New Zealand’s Air National, whose fleet includes a BAe 146, was grounded again on 2 February, for the second time in a year. The airline had briefly stopped flying last September after its flight operations and training manager abruptly resigned. This time the grounding was imposed by the Civil Aviation […]