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Dominican Republic and Haiti sign Air Services Agreement

The Dominican Republic and Haiti have signed an Air Services Agreement that would pave the way for the first commercial flights between the two countries in almost two decades. Dominican Civil Aviation Board (JAC) President, Luis Ernesto Camilo, and Haiti Civil Aeronautics Director, Olivier Jean, signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Air Services. The MoU forms the legal framework for bilateral trade relations. The JAC noted in a statement that …

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Air Passenger Duty to harm global air connectivity after Brexit, says report

Air Passenger Duty is likely to damage air connectivity on a global scale after Brexit, according to a recent report. A study conducted by an Independent Transport Commission think tank proposes that air tax should be amended with alternative fiscal measures or removed entirely right before Wednesday’s budget. The report takes a closer look at the economic contribution of aviation and the significance of airport connectivity to spark a highly …

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Sri Lanka to sign open skies agreements with 20 nations in bid to liberalize aviation industry

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Sri Lanka bared plans to sign open skies bilateral air service agreements with 20 strategically-located countries and examine current airport taxes, with the goals of liberalizing the aviation industry and increasing tourism arrivals. Sri Lanka CAA’s Director General and CEO, H. M. C. Nimalsiri, said that CAA plans to sign open skies agreements with countries such as Singapore, India, UAE, UK, Turkey and The …

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UAE Ambassador meets Indian Civil Aviation Minister to discuss civil aviation matters

Dr. Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al-Banna, The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Ambassador to India, has met with Shri Jayant Sinha, the Indian Minister for Civil Aviation, in the Indian capital of New Delhi to discuss different aviation related issues. During the meeting, the two sides talked about issues regarding civil aviation and air routes between the two countries, which are being governed by the Air Services Agreement that UAE and India …

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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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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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Nigeria and Canada sign Air Service Agreement to bolster flight operations between two countries

An Air Service Agreement has been signed between Nigeria and Canada in a bid to bolster mutually beneficial flight operations between the two countries. Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the announcement after the federal executive meeting. He said that the new agreement would improve commerce, air connectivity and welcome a new direction where flights originating from Nigeria can directly connect with Canada. Should the comments of the Aviation …

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Cabo Verde and China working out Air Transport Agreement

The Republic of Cabo Verde and China are discussing an Air Transport Agreement that would allow China’s Capital Airlines and Cabo Verde’s national carrier, TACV, to fly between the two countries, Cabo Verde’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luís Filipe Tavares, made the announcement at the conclusion of his five-day visit to China. Tavares shared that the issue was one of the main talking points of the meeting with his counterpart, …

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Philippines and Italy sign Air Services Agreement

An Air Services Agreement (ASA) has been signed between the Philippines and Italy that would facilitate and promote the growth of regional and international prospects for both countries. Signing their names on the agreement were the Philippine Ambassador to Rome, Domingo Nolasco, and Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC) Undersecretary of State, Benedetto Della Vedova, in an event that was held in Rome. This agreement marks the …

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Iraq and Poland sign Air Transport Agreement

An Air Transport Agreement was signed between the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority and its Polish counterpart. Included in the agreement is the arrangement to launch direct flights of their respective flag carriers and other airlines between the two nations. The rest of the formal and operational processes along with technical and legal observations provided for in the draft of the Air Services Agreement were finalized for its signing by the …

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