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Daily Archives: September 13, 2017

Transport disruptions loom as UK, EU face Brexit ‘cliff edge’

By Zoran Radosavljevic | Unless Brexit negotiators reach a transitional deal by September next year, both the UK and the EU face a “cliff edge” scenario with serious disruptions in air, railway and maritime traffic, industry sources have told UK and EU negotiators are currently butting heads over the ‘big three’ issues in the Brexit talks – the divorce bill, Northern Ireland and citizens’ rights – and discussions on other matters …

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Mozambique Civil Aviation Authority grants seven carriers domestic route rights

The Civil Aviation Authority of Mozambique has granted domestic passenger traffic rights to seven airlines after a tender that was staged earlier in the year. At a press conference held at the capital city of Maputo, the regulator gave Ethiopian Airlines and its Southern African unit, Malawian Airlines, cabotage rights, while local operators including CFM – Transportes e Trabalhos Aéreos, TTA – Sociedade de Transporte e Trabalho Aéreo, and Solenta …

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Indian government considering lifting ban on foreign airline investors in Air India

India’s government is mulling the possibility of making changes to the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms that can help find more investors and open the process up for foreign entities looking to partake in the sale of national flagship carrier, Air India. Though the final decision will be made following talks with transaction advisors, sources have relayed that the government may extend the FDI policy to permit foreign carriers to …

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Belarus and Moldova discuss plans to resume flight services between two countries

Belarus’ Ambassador to Moldova, Sergei Chichuk met with Moldova’s Deputy Minister of Transport and Road Infrastructure, Serghei Bucataru to discuss cooperation in transport and development of the legal framework. Two significant topics were tackled during the said meeting. The two sides examined the possibility of resuming air services between Belarus and Moldova and its benefits. Also discussed were the prospects of liberalizing the bilateral and transit road freight transport between …

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