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Regional Differences Spice Up International Operations

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Despite ICAO acting as the global headquarters for airspace management—with its globalized operating standards, charting, language and structures—you’ll get a different experience flying in Asia than you will in Europe, both of which will vary from Australia. No one experience is better than the other. It’s just that the best ICAO can hope for is to set guidelines. The actual standards themselves are up to each airspace authority. Here are a few tips to help manage the differences and similarities. 

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Importation: A Global Issue Decided By Local Officials

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Despite efforts to make the rules clear, oftentimes the decision about whether an aircraft is subject to importation is a judgment call. Like many sporting events, trying to predict the importation status could depend heavily on the official standing on the field when you land. Here are a few tips on how to prepare for importation, regardless of who or what you may face.

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