How to stop Trump’s proposed ban on airline flights to Canada
POLITICO – The U.S. is considering a new ban on the use of aircraft from certain foreign countries to fly into the country, according to a report in The Hill.
Airlines are not required to allow the flights under a memorandum issued by the State Department that was signed into law last month by President Donald Trump.
The new rule would impose a six-month ban on commercial airline flights between the U.K. and Canada, and would require airlines to make their own arrangements to fly in certain cases.
It would also impose additional restrictions on commercial flights between U.N. member states, which include the U, UK, Australia and New Zealand.
The Us also would ban flights by airlines from Iran and North Korea.
The White House said in a statement Tuesday that the administration is “working closely” with the European Union on the memorandum, which it said would provide flexibility for airlines to operate.
It said it was reviewing the memorandum and “will review any proposed changes with the EU as soon as possible.”
The WhiteHouse did not respond to a request for comment.
In addition to the new restrictions, Trump is also proposing a five-year ban on all imports of certain foods, including cheese, meat, fish and shellfish.
The proposed ban would take effect immediately.