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Philippines and South Korea finalize new air pact

The Philippines and South Korea have agreed to increase the number of flights that are operating between the two nations in order to cater to the robust demand. Civil Aeronautics Board Executive Director Carmelo Arcilla remarked that a delegation from the Philippines recently flew to Seoul for the latest round of negotiations. The agreement was to expand air traffic entitlements between Manila and all international airports in Korea to 20,000 …

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Kuwait and United Arab Emirates adopt MoU for sharing of experience

Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority have adopted a Memorandum of Understanding for the sharing of experience. DGCA President Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah and the DCAA’s Chairman Saif Al-Suwaidi witnessed the MoU’s endorsement, which was done on the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow Exhibition 2017. The DGCA President remarked that the memorandum is intended to foster cooperation in aviation and improve …

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Iraq and Spain sign initial agreement for air transport services

Iraq and Spain have agreed in principle to air transport services between their two nations. The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced the development. “The delegation completed its negotiating tour by signing the register of discussions, which allows the two countries to activate immediately the air transport operations after completing the legal and administrative procedures in preparation for the final signing by the Minister of Transport Kazem Venjan Al-Hamami,” shared …

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Hong Kong regulator grants HK Express new Air Services License

The Hong Kong Air Transport Licensing Authority (ATLA) has given HK Express a new Air Services License (ASL) valid from November 12 onwards. The regulator announced in a statement that upon review of HK Express’ immediate action plan, it said that it was satisfied with how the low cost carrier would tackle and address its deficiencies that caused the cancellation of 18 flights during the “Golden Week” in early October. …

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Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand planning to issue AOLs to two new airlines

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand is planning to grant air operating licenses (AOL) to two new carriers after the red flag that was slapped on by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) over the country’s aviation problems, was lifted last month. Thailand is now set to expand its aviation industry, which came under intense scrutiny after it was red-flagged in June of 2015 by the ICAO for its failure …

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