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Daily Archives: December 6, 2017

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay make progress in regional ANSP integration and cooperation

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay reiterated to continue collaborating to attain higher operational safety, quality and efficiency standards in air navigation services. Delegates from the four countries’ Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) met in Buenos Aires for the Second Regional Integration and Cooperation ANSP Meeting, within the framework of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) Leaders’ Forum. The meeting was organized in part, by Empresa Argentina de …

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Sri Lanka and United States amend Open Skies Agreement

Sri Lanka and the United States inked an agreement to amend the US-Sri Lanka Open Skies Agreement of 2002 to facilitate the movement of cargo goods more efficiently and profitably. The US Embassy made the announcement. Signing the agreement were US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap and Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry Secretary G. S. Withanage. The Embassy announced that the amendment bolsters worldwide express delivery cargo networks, improves …

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Kazakhstan: Introduction of “Open Skies” regime at Almaty airport being discussed

An “open skies” regime is being discussed for Almaty airport in Kazakhstan, says the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kazakh Tourism JSC, Timur Duysengaliev. “We are currently negotiating with the government of Kazakhstan to open ‘open skies’ regime at the Almaty airport. “Speaking about the development of tourism in Kazakhstan, we must first of all understand that there are so-called growth points that will serve as …

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Hard Brexit a disaster for UK airlines, says IATA head

The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that a hard Brexit would be nothing short of a “disaster” for UK-based carriers. “If (traffic rights) are not negotiated because it is a hard Brexit it will be a disaster for the UK-based carriers because they will not be allowed to land in Europe, which is a small problem,” said IATA Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac …

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