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Ethiopia and Indonesia sign Air Services Agreement

An Air Service Agreement that allows Ethiopian Airlines to start flying direct to Jakarta was recently finalized in Indonesia. The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed this development. Signing the said pact were Ethiopia’s Transport State Minister Abdisa Yadeta and Indonesia’s First Secretary of Transport Ministry, Sugihardijo. Discussions continued after the signing of the Air Service Agreement, as the officials examined various means to spark cooperation between the two countries …

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Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno moves to deregulate airline industry

The deregulation of Ecuador’s airline industry moved closer to becoming a reality after President, Lenin Moreno, signed a decree that would permit bilateral civil air transport agreements, which will result in the liberalization of the market. The decree was published on the Presidency’s official Internet page. According to the decree, the goal is to “promote Latin American integration and promote a strategic insertion of the country in the international context,” …

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Brazil’s lower house approves Open Skies agreement with United States

The proposed Open Skies agreement between Brazil and the United States was approved by the lower house of Brazil’s Congress, paving the way for the partnership between the American Airlines Group Inc. and LATAM Airlines Group SA. The Open Skies treaty was actually signed six years ago. However, it encountered stiff resistance from legislators lobbied by local airline interests in Brazil, who were apprehensive about facing competition from U.S. carriers. …

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Bilateral negotiations key to resolving Africa’s aviation problems, says Ethiopian Airlines Official

Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu, Managing Director of Ethiopian Airlines’ International Services, stressed that bilateral negotiations might hold the key to resolving Africa’s low air traffic and open skies difficulties. Hailu bemoaned that some African states felt more inclined giving free skies to foreign carriers than to those within the continent. Speaking at the airlines’ head office situated in Addis Ababa, he stated that it was appalling that together, all African airlines …

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More designated carriers to operate flights between Moscow and Antalya

The aviation authorities of Russia and Turkey have consented to tap a third designated carrier each to fly the route connecting Moscow and the Turkish resort destination of Antalya. This development brings the total frequency for this particular route to seven flights each week. Russian travelers prefer traveling to Turkey. Proof of this is right before the 2015 ban on charter flights to that country, the Moscow-Antalya route ranked first …

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A4A and CANAERO join forces to bolster air transport between two countries

The Airlines for America and its counterpart in Mexico, the Camara Nacional de Aerotransportes (CANAERO), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to pool efforts to promote air travel and tourism, the transport of goods and bolster the development of air transport between the two nations. Massive growth in the cross-border market has been observed ever since the approval of the U.S.-Mexico Air Services Agreement (ASA) back in August of last …

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Air service negotiations between Philippines and India to begin soon

The Philippines’ Ambassador to India, Teresita Daza, disclosed that not having direct air services between the Philippines and India is a huge disadvantage as it is missing out on attracting huge groups of tourists. However, she hinted that all that might change very soon as air service negotiations between the two nations are set to commence. “Representatives from our Civil Aviation Board were here a couple of days ago. It’s …

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RwandAir given fifth freedom rights by Nigerian aviation authorities

RwandAir is set to expand its reach across the African continent after it was given fifth freedom rights by Nigerian aviation authorities. The bilateral airspace pact gives RwandAir permission to fly another route into Nigeria to Abuja, and also operate the Abuja-Yaoundé route without any restrictions. A statement from the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Transportation disclosed that the national carrier can now fly into Abuja, and also pick Yaoundé-bound travelers …

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Russia and Egypt sign agreement that would lead to resumption of Russian flights to Cairo

Russia and Egypt are taking positive steps that are paving the way for the resumption of Russian flights to the latter’s capital of Cairo. The two nations signed an agreement on cooperation on civil aviation security, announced Russia’s Transport Ministry. The Ministry also quoted Russian Minister for Transportation, that the agreement would permit flights to Cairo to continue in February 2018. Moscow put a stop to civilian air traffic to …

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Brazil and EU halt negotiations on “Open Skies” agreement

It has been a long time coming but Brazil and the European Union have put a stop to negotiations on a broad “Open Skies” agreement that would have lifted restrictions on flights permitted to operate between the two sides of the Atlantic. A communiqué forwarded to Brussels by the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), which has not yet received a formal reply, sets the tone for the new approach: Brazilian …

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