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Daily Archives: September 18, 2017

Nepal and France sign MoU for technical cooperation in civil aviation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and the International Cooperation of DGAC France to extend technical cooperation in the field of civil aviation between the two countries. CAAN Director General Sanjiv Gautam and DGAC Director of International Cooperation Betrand De-Lacombe signed the MoU during a ceremony at the CAAN office. The MoU will be in effect for the next four …

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Mauritius signs Bilateral Air Services Agreement with Portugal

Mauritius and Portugal have signed a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) at the Treasury Building at the Mauritian capital of Port Louis. Portuguese Ambassador to Mauritius, Maria Amelia Maio de Paiva, and Mauritian Secretary to Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, N. K. Ballah, signed the BASA. Maio de Paiva stressed that the agreement would forge closer ties between the two countries. She added that the bilateral relations of …

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India and Japan agree to open sky pact

India and Japan have come to terms on an agreement that would permit their carriers to operate a limitless number of flights between their two nations. The agreement came to be after strategic discussions that were carried out by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. An official release stated that India and Japan exchanged RoD (Record of Discussions) on civil aviation cooperation with respect to …

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Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand hopeful ICAO’s “red-flag” would be lifted soon

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) is brimming with hope that the “red-flag” status that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) slapped on the country would be soon lifted. The statement comes just days before the ICAO would touch down onto the Southeast Asian nation for a planned audit of the CAAT and its continuing efforts to address significant safety concerns raised by the aviation body. The UN aviation …

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Canadian Transport Minister urges Commons committee to approve air passenger rights bill

Transport Minister Marc Garneau went on the offensive against insinuations that the Liberals’ proposed air passenger bill of rights is too strict with airlines, explaining the government’s resolve is not to pick on air carriers. Garneau told a Commons committee scrutinizing the proposal that the government’s task is to formulate regulations that are fair to airlines and passengers to guarantee everyone knows their rights and responsibilities. The regulations would impose …

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Brazil and China sign air agreement that paves way for more number of flights

Brazil and China have signed a new air agreement that eliminates route limits, boosting benefits for companies that are already plying routes between the two nations as well as those of other nationalities whose operations involve departures and arrivals in Brazil and China. The agreement signed between the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) is an update of the agreement between the …

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