WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- U.S. aviation regulators cited Trinidad and Tobago Thursday for failing to comply with international standards for oversight of its aviation sector.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it was downgrading Trinidad and Tobago to a Category 2 rating from Category 1 after a reassessment of the country's civil aviation authority found it fell short of standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization.
The FAA said the government of Trinidad and Tobago had indicated a desire to correct the matters identified in the FAA review.
When a country is in Category 2 status, its airlines are allowed to continue flying to the United States under heightened FAA surveillance but are prohibited from adding new service.
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