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Nepal hopeful of getting approval from India for inbound flight route from the west

Nepal is looking forward to gaining the green light from India to operate an inbound flight route coming from the west, said a senior aviation official of the country. According to Sanjiv Gautam, the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, flights heading into Nepal from India come from over Patna in the Bihar state. “We have been in dialogue with the Indian authority and hope to get …

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Russia and Turkey signs agreement for mutual recognition of aircraft certificates

Russia and Turkey have signed a working agreement on aircraft worthiness that would help facilitate the procedures for the mutual recognition of aircraft certification documents. The agreement was signed by Alexander Neradko, the head of Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA), and Can Erel, the Deputy Director General of Turkey’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Russia and Turkey would now initiate what is being called a “favorable environment” for bilateral …

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IATA calls for review of bankruptcy laws to lessen incidents of stranded passengers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for countries to take a second look at bankruptcy regulations to lessen incidents involving stranded passengers. However, the industry trade body said no to a proposal of a rescue fund that would repatriate customers. The call stems from some high-profile airline insolvencies that happened in Europe last year. Britain’s Monarch and Germany’s Air Berlin both belly up last year. However, the process …

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EasyJet expresses confidence EU-UK flying rights to be maintained after Brexit

EasyJet Chairman, John Barton, remains steadfast in his belief that airline flying rights between the UK and the EU would be maintained even after Brexit. Barton was sharing his thoughts on the matter shortly after easyJet won shareholder approval for a scheme that would guarantee that easyJet becomes EU controlled, allowing it continue flying between and within countries on the continent after Brexit. EasyJet’s annual meeting resulted in the agreement …

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