The Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) published today in Kinshasa, a list of twenty-nine "registered aircraft immobilized on May 15, 2012. These aircraft belong to twenty companies, including four to Fly Congo and three to the African Company of Aviation (CAA), the two major airlines in the DRC. According to the AAC, these aircraft have not validated their technical documents after its expertise.
According to the communication officer of the CAA, Clarisse Ngombo Kalala, the publication of this list is to ensure the "visibility of the work is done" in the aviation sector and to encourage operators to ensure the safety of passengers and their properties.
She believes this list allows the public to know the aircraft operators that have their documents validated after the expertise of the AAC.
The publication of this list comes some days after the instructions of the Minister of Transport and Communication way, Justin Kalumba, Friday, April 18, to the AAC to clean the Congolese airline sector