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Singapore signs Open Skies Agreement with Kiribati

Singapore has signed an Open Skies Agreement with Kiribati that allows both nations to operate any number of flights between them. The agreement stipulates that flights would not have any restrictions or limitations on capacity, frequency, aircraft type, and routing. Additionally, cargo carriers coming from both countries would be allowed to use either country as a hub for operations to any third country. With this new agreement, Singapore has now …

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Zimbabwe: RwandAir granted air traffic rights to fly Kigali-Harare-Cape Town route

The Zimbabwe government has granted traffic rights to RwandAir to operate the Kigali-Harare-Cape Town route. The flights, which were issued on a fifth freedom basis, would start on May 16, this year. A well-placed source in the industry had this to say: “Rwanda Air has been given the traffic rights to service the Kigali-Harare-Cape Town route on a fifth freedom basis. The flights will resume on May 16, 2018.” Zimbabwe’s …

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Emirates Group signs MoU with Andhra Pradesh

The Emirates Group has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board to create a framework for collaboration in numerous aviation areas to support the rise of Andhra Pradesh’s aviation sector. The agreement paves the way for the sharing of industry expertise and the identification and investment opportunities that would allow for the development of the state’s aviation infrastructure. “The Emirates Group is committed to future …

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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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Direct flights between Papua New Guinea and Kiribati being discussed

The Kiribati Transport Ministerial is in the thick of negotiations for direct flights between Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Kiribati. Among the talking points of the ongoing discussions include a provision of draft PNG-Kiribati Air Services Agreement Text for mutual acceptance, and the identification of operating points for the respective parties for mutual occurrence and acceptance.

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Talks underway for Malaysian carriers to gain access to more routes in China

Malaysian Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai announced that talks are ongoing for Malaysian airlines to possibly fly to more routes in China. The Transport Minister also disclosed that Malaysia Airlines (MAB) is targeting second-tier cities by flying to Wuhan in the central, Nanjing in the east and the southern city Fuzhou. “The second-tier cities of China are developing very fast, it is vital to expand and open up …

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