The Bahamas has inked Air Services Agreements with Qatar, Australia and Finland.
This development raises the number of agreements the Bahamas has with other countries, to 11.
Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar shared that the latest pacts were initialed during the 10th session of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Air Services Negotiation event (ICAN 2017).
ICAN offers countries with a common ground to discuss and finalize multiple bilateral air services negotiations or consultations.
Since its establishment, the ICAN has proved itself as an effective platform to conduct air service negotiations.
The Bahamas’ government noted in a statement that “fruitful negotiations with South Africa, the United Kingdom, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Austria, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Switzerland, Chile and Jordan, where Memoranda of Understanding were signed.
“It is expected that full Air Service Agreements will soon be signed with those countries.
Discussions also commenced with Civil Aviation representatives from Haiti,” the statement said.