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For first time, Bosnia controls its skies

Nov 14, 2014    

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia took control over most of its air space on Thursday for the first time in 22 years as an independent state after finally establishing its own system of air traffic control.Because of Bosnia's 1992-95 war, its air space was controlled by international forces deployed to keep the peace, before passing to neighbouring Serbia and Croatia in 2003 while Bosnia built up its own capabilities.Djordje Ratkovica, director general of Bosnia's Directorate of Civil Aviation (BHDCA), said Thursday's partial handover of control marked the end of a 10-year project to establish Bosni...

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