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Minister of Aviation, Senator hadi Sirika with Dr. Fang Liu. ICAO Secretary-General at Headquaters in Montreal, Canada.


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Flight resumption: FG orders airlines to fly 50-70% capacity as domestic ops resumes  June 21

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