Airbahn AOC is revoked by the DOT due to lack of progress

Department of Transportation (DOT) has revoked Airbahn’s AOC due to lack of progress in the final process.

The DOT gave the following reasons for this decision:

  • Airbahn has been in Phase 3 of FAA certification for over three years
  • Airbahn isn’t close completing safety certifications
  • Based on how long it has been, Airbahn employees already require recurrent training without the company having operated a single flight

As previously reported, Airbahn is a private prospective airline based at Irvine, CA and plans to operate within and between destinations in Western USA.

The upstart had big plans: