Currently the Secretary of State is refusing or wouldrefuse to issue permits to aircraft operated by the airlines listed below because of evidence that they are not receiving adequate regulatory oversight from their national aviation authorities:
any airline from Equatorial Guinea
any airline from Liberia
any airline from Tajikistan
any airline from Sierra Leone
any airline from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Air Mauritanie (Mauritania)
any airline from Swaziland.
In addition, the Secretary of State has suspended the permit of Phuket Airlines (Thailand) because of operational safety concerns.