Central Asian carrier Turkmenistan Airlines appears to be attempting to charter flights to cover services from the European Union, which were suspended Feb. 4 by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on safety grounds. According to Birmingham Airport's website, the Feb. 5 evening flight to Ashgabat—which the airline had hoped to charter an alternative flight—was ultimately canceled. Turkmenistan Airlines could not immediately be reached for comment. A spokesman ...

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