Which airlines will be bringing back the Coyote and Pegasus to the US?
The Airline that brought the iconic American-flag-and-gold plane to the United States for the first time in 1963 is in trouble.
The Airline announced Monday that it will no longer operate the plane in the United Stated and that it would not be returning the aircraft to the States.
The decision came as the airline said it would no longer make its Pegasus planes available to American customers after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) imposed a two-year ban on the sale of the planes to international customers.
The ban has been in place since the FAA issued its rule in March 2015 that banned the sale and transportation of the Boeing 747-400 and Boeing 767-200 jetliners to foreign customers.
According to the FAA, the ban was put in place due to safety and airworthiness concerns.
The company that owns the Pegasus planes will likely be selling them to other carriers, including United Airlines.
The airline that was to be returning to the U.S. is the Frontier Airlines, which has been flying the planes in the skies over the Pacific for more than 40 years.
The Federal Aviation Authority (FAAA) on Monday also issued a notice that the FAA has suspended its authority to enforce the ban on airlines operating foreign airlines, which is due to expire in 2022.
The FAA’s announcement comes on the heels of an earlier FAA announcement that it was suspending its authority on airlines selling to international destinations until 2028.