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Singapore Foreign Minister urges India to liberalize aviation sector

Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan encouraged India to liberalize its aviation sector, to raise the country’s tourism industry up and aid in the development of Asia’s third largest economy. Balakrishnan spoke at the event hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) lobby group and advocated a “global multilateral rules based order based on global economic integration and openness” with the United States, China and India evolving as the most …

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Nigeria’s aviation rules barely being obeyed—Arik Air Receiver Manager

Arik Air Receiver-Manager, Oluseye Opasanya, claimed that Nigeria’s airline industry was being governed by rules and regulations that are often not followed. He pinpointed one of the issues he had to tackle when he was tapped by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to become the Receiver-Manager of Arik Air, was “tracing documentation that is reliable.” Opasanya spoke at a seminar in Lagos that was conducted by the Aviation …

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Egypt President stresses significance of developing country’s civil aviation sector

Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi underscored the importance of upgrading and developing the country’s civil aviation sector. This includes improving the security systems at their airports as well as ensuring that aviation personnel are up-to-date with the latest innovations, developments and technologies. Sisi said that doing so would give rise to travel and tourism to their nation, thereby contributing to the national economy. He made these remarks during a …

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Delegation from European Parliament praises UAE’s aviation sector

A delegation from the European Parliament was all praises for the aviation sector of the United Arab Emirates during their recent visit to the Kingdom. The delegation, which was headed by the Chairman of the European Parliamentary Friendship Group, Antonio Lopez Isturiz White, met up with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) earlier this week. The visitors lauded UAE’s aviation sector, which currently supports job opportunities for an estimated 40,000 …

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