Germany bans Iranian airline Mahan Air

Last week (21 January), Germany announced that it had banned Iranian airline Mahan Air from operating passenger flights to and from its airports. This is not an EU-wide measure, and the airline is not presently subject to EU sanctions. German Foreign Ministry spokesman Christofer Burger said that the ban was in Germany’s “foreign and security policy interests” due to the...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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