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FAA suspends Santa Monica jet ordinance

April 25, 2008 7:13:14 AM PDT
A city ordinance set to ban certain jets from Santa Monica Airport never got off the ground.The city and the FAA are at odds after City Council members approved an ordinance that bans category C and D jets because of safety and noise concerns.

The aircrafts are popular among business executives.

That ban was supposed to go into effect Thursday but federal officials obtained a restraining order.

The city of Santa Monica has suspended the ordinance pending a court appearance.


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