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Daily Archives: January 29, 2018

UK Transport Secretary believes country can get a good aviation deal post Brexit

The UK’s Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, remained optimistic of the country’s chances of securing a “good deal” on aviation post Brexit. Grayling explained that his optimism comes from knowing that it would be in the interest of all European nations to settle on an “open, liberal arrangement for aviation” after the UK leaves the bloc. Grayling disclosed that official discussions regarding the future economic relationship between the UK and the …

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Nepal: Draft Integrated Civil Aviation Bill to be sent to Cabinet

The Tourism Ministry is getting set to table the draft Integrated Civil Aviation Bill in the Cabinet to get an “in principle” approval. The said bill seeks to divide the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) into regulator and service provider. The Law Ministry has already given its go-ahead to the draft that was penned by a government committee. After getting the green light from the Cabinet, a final draft …

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India, ASEAN nations vow to work on better connectivity in region

India and member countries of the ASEAN would be working together to forge deeper aviation ties and improve air connectivity within the region. Leaders from the 10 ASEAN nations are in India to grace the ASEAN-India-Commemorative-Summit and partake in the Republic Day celebrations. The linkup would go a long way towards “convening of air services consultations by the ASEAN-India Working Group on Regional Air Services Arrangements and the establishment of …

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Expanded Air Transport Agreement between Canada and Israel announced

Canada’s Minister of Transport Marc Garneau and Israel’s Minister of Transport and Intelligence, Israel Katz, announced that they have settled on an expanded air transport agreement for their two countries. The said pact would make way for chosen carriers to operate up to 19 passenger flights per week, a rise from the previous 12. The new rights under the expanded agreement can be immediately used by the airlines. Garneau publicized …

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Albania and Turkey sign agreement to bolster civil aviation cooperation

Albania and Turkey have inked an agreement that would allow the two nations to boost cooperation in civil aviation. Under the terms of the agreement, the two sides would collaborate on projects such as an airport in the southern Albanian city of Vlora and the joint airline “Air Albania.” An official press release by Albania stated that the agreement would help them improve their technical capacity, which in turn, would …

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