OFAC ADDS CONVIASA AVIATION COMPANY AND LARGE NUMBER OF AIRCRAFT TO VENEZUELA SANCTIONS LISTS

On 7 February, OFAC announced that Venezuelan state-owned airline CONSORCIO VENEZOLANO DE INDUSTRIAS AERONAUTICAS Y SERVICIOS AEREOS, S.A. (aka CONVIASA) and 40 registered aircraft to the Venezuela sanctions lists.  CONVIASA operates as a commercial airline based in Caracas, Venezuela, flying both domestic routes as well as providing service to select international locations.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20200207.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm903

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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