Thailand’s aviation authorities must address more oversight concerns before FAA will agree to restore the country’s safety rating. The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) said the FAA has identified 26 defects that have to be resolved for the U.S. agency to upgrade Thailand’s safety rating to Category 1. The upgrade is required for Thai carriers to resume flights to the U.S. or codeshare with U.S. airlines. According to a CAAT statement, FAA sent an audit ...


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