The European Commission has imposed a ban on flights by Iran Air within Europe.

The ban, which is effective immediately, comes after a series of inspections, a number of serious incidents and a failure by the Iranian authorities to take action.

Iran Air flies to many European cities, including Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport three times a week.

The European Commission has also banned flights into the European Union by all Sudanese airlines.

Meanwhile, Brussels has lifted a ban on TAAG Angolan Airline flights to European destinations, as the company has implemented enough improvements to get itself off the black list...