latinaviation
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Peru's Aero Continente Banned From Flying To U.S.

Fri Apr 23, 2004 8:20 pm

I assume this is due to the renewed intelligence linking their founder, Fernando Zevallos, to the illegal drug trade? The article mentions they're wet-leasing a US-registered airplane, any ideas whom?

http://biz.yahoo.com/rc/040422/airlines_peru_aerocontinente_1.html
Peru's biggest airline, Aero Continente, is temporarily banned from flying to and from the United States, the Transport Ministry said on Thursday, citing a decision by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
 
latinaviation
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RE: Peru's Aero Continente Banned From Flying To U.S.

Fri Apr 23, 2004 9:58 pm

Sorry, just saw this thread on the same subject:
http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1528565/