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Cabinet approves Air Services Agreement between India and Rwanda

The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a bilateral Air Services Agreement between India and Rwanda, in the hopes of spurring trade, commerce and tourism between the two countries. The approval was given on Wednesday at a Cabinet meeting presided over by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The development follows a month after the agreement was settled during the 8th Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a global business forum in India. The …

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Bhutan, UAE, sign Air Services Agreement

Airline carriers from the Royal Government of Bhutan can now fly to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after the two countries signed an Air Services Agreement (ASA) earlier this week. Bhutan’s Information and Communications Ministry’s Secretary, Dasho Karma Wangchuk Penjor, and the UAE’s Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority, Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi, recently signed the ASA in Dubai. According to the Bhutanese official, the agreement provides Bhutan’s …

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Airports Authority of India set to discuss open skies policy with Nepal counterpart

Indian airport authorities have reached out to its counterparts in Nepal regarding its proposed joint technical committee meeting which can pave the way for the agreement of an open skies policy between the two countries. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has written to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) last week to convey its availability for the said meeting which was earlier slated for early February in Kolkata. …

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Papua New Guinea, New Zealand sign Air Services Agreement

Expect air travel between Papua New Guinea (PNG) and New Zealand to be more frequent after the two countries agreed to an air services agreement on Tuesday. Papua New Guinea’s Foreign Affairs Minister Rimbink Pato and New Zealand’s outgoing Foreign Minister Murray McCulley signed the monumental agreement in Port Moresby where the latter was a visitor to discuss New Zealand’s support for PNG’s hosting of APEC in 2018 and this …

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Rwanda, Mali, agree to open skies agreement

RwandAir is set to soar higher and further into West Africa after Republic of Rwanda signed a new air services agreement with Mali, which will allow it to carry passengers and cargo from Kigali to Bamako and beyond with full uplift rights. Rwanda’s State Minister for Transport, Dr. Alexis Nzahabwanimana, and his Malian counterpart, the Minister of Equipment, Transport and Infrastructure, Mrs. Seynabou Diop Traoré, signed the said agreement, which …

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UK-India sign Open Skies agreement

UK and India have signed an Open Skies agreement that will remove restrictions on flights between the two counties in an effort to boost trade and tourism relations. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapatia and the British Aviation Minister, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, who led the delegation of British companies that attended the 2017 CAPA India Aviation Summit in Mumbai, signed the agreement. Raju said that the increase in …

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Iran´s Civil Aviation Organization signs aviation agreement with Ireland

Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization signed its first contract with Ireland to expand aviation cooperation between the two countries. This includes flight operation observance, continued flight eligibility, issuance of technical aid, repair and maintenance. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Iran’s Deputy Chairman for Standard at Aviation, Mohammad Javad Taghvaei and Irish Director General of Regulations and Flight Safety, Rolf James in Tehran on Wednesday. The agreement will implement ICAO’s …

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UK government urges Indian airlines to expand beyond Heathrow

The United Kingdom government urged Indian airline carriers to utilize other airports apart from the crowded London Heathrow and add flights to other destinations such as Manchester and Birmingham in England, and Glasgow, Scotland. India’s flag carrier, Air India, and the Mumbai-based Jet Airways, are already operating in Heathrow but are unable to add more flights due to the slot constraints of the major international airport. The UK’s Aviation Minister …

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United States, Burma, working to amend long-standing Air Services Agreement

The United States and Burma are negotiating to revive a 68-year-old air service agreement that can potentially enhance tourism, trade and cargo freight services for both countries. According to a spokesperson from Burma’s Ministry of Transport and Communications, U Aung Ye Tun – who acts as the Ministry’s Assistant Permanent secretary – the initial agreement was signed in Rangoon on September 28, 1949. However, records do not indicate any flight …

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UK’s Minister of Aviation set to attend CAPA India Aviation Summit

A delegation of British companies, led by the United Kingdom’s (UK) Minister for Aviation, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, will converge in Mumbai, India, on February 8 until the 10th for the CAPA India Aviation Summit 2017, where they will meet the Indian Civil Aviation Minister. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, spoke of strengthening aviation ties between the UK and India. “The UK and India share a strong civil aviation history and …

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