September 18, 2008

Somali Aviation Body Threatens to Revoke Airlines Licences

Excerpt from report by Somali Banaadir radio on 17 September

The Somali national aviation body has threatened to revoke licenses of airlines that do not land at Mogadishu's Adan Adde International Airport from tomorrow [18 September] heeding to the Al- Shabab Islamist's warning.

President Yusuf's spokesman has said that the government would revoke the licence of the airlines that fail to land at Mogadishu airport from 12:00 a.m. local time. [Rest of item about covered press conference of spokesman Hubsired]

Originally published by Radio Banaadir, Mogadishu, in Somali 1700 17 Sep 08.

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