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Sri Lanka and United States amend Open Skies Agreement

Sri Lanka and the United States inked an agreement to amend the US-Sri Lanka Open Skies Agreement of 2002 to facilitate the movement of cargo goods more efficiently and profitably. The US Embassy made the announcement. Signing the agreement were US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap and Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry Secretary G. S. Withanage. The Embassy announced that the amendment bolsters worldwide express delivery cargo networks, improves …

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US-UAE Business Council believes Open Skies agreements will stay put

The US-UAE Business Council is confident in its belief that the United States government will not revoke the Open Skies agreements between the two nations. This, according to the President of influential membership body, Danny Sebright, who said: “I think we’ve done a good job of inoculating against various efforts by the US carriers to find a champion on the inside of [President] Trump’s administration. Now I think we’re at …

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Sri Lanka remains devoted to controls on air transportation liberalization

Sri Lanka is still committed to controls on actions to liberalize air transportation in the country even as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) international conference in Colombo looks to augment the application of open skies throughout its member countries. Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said that despite the cutback of state’s control on air transport, often called as liberalization or de-regulation, there is a need to protect the …

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Qatar and Nicaragua sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

Qatar and Nicaragua have signed an Open Skies Air Transport Agreement that would allow the national carrier to operate an unlimited number of passenger and cargo flights, with full traffic rights. The Agreement was signed by Abdulla bin Nasser Turki Al-Subaey, the Chairman of Qatar’s Civil Aviation Authority and Carlos Salazar Sanchez, the Director General of the Nicaraguan Civil Aviation Authority. The signing happened on the sidelines of the International …

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Jamaica to work on new Air Services Agreement with Dominican Republic

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness disclosed that a new Air Services Agreement would be negotiated with the Dominican Republic to complement an upcoming Memorandum of Understanding on multi-destination tourism. Holness made the announcement during his meeting with the press  after he met with the President of the Dominican Republic, Medina Sanchez, to discuss bilateral, regional and multilateral issues. Holness said they have also consented to establish a joint bilateral commission …

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India and Greece sign Air Services Agreement

India and Greece have signed an Air Services Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of new and renewable energy. India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Greek counterpart, Nikos Kotzias, signed the agreement in New Delhi. Reports shared that the diplomats discussed the aspects of the bilateral relationship intently and the pacts were inked at the conclusion of the talks. “They also re-affirmed commitment …

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UK airlines risk losing flying rights, says leaked Brexit paper

By Alex Barker – Financial Times EU Brexit negotiators are taking a tough stance on aviation that would dramatically restrict UK airline operating rights unless Britain follows the bloc’s laws and courts, according to leaked planning documents. The EU’s 27 remaining member states have begun preparing for talks on future EU-UK relations, outlining models of co-operation in aviation, fisheries and research that strictly adhere to precedents in existing arrangements with non-EU countries. …

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Rwanda and Cape Verde sign bilateral Air Services Agreement

Rwanda and Cape Verde have signed a bilateral Air Services Agreement (ASA) that would open up new business opportunities for both countries. Rwanda’s Minister of State for Transport, Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, signed the ASA on the sidelines of the recently concluded third annual International Civil Aviation Organization World Aviation Forum 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria. The three-day gathering was done with the theme, “Financing the Development of Aviation Infrastructure” and …

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EU and Armenia finalize aviation deal

The European Union and Armenia finalized a new aviation pact on the sidelines of the Eastern Partnership Summit held in Brussels. The agreement is set to bring in an estimated 87,000 additional passengers that would generate in excess of €16 million during the first five years. This aviation pact would improve market access for airlines, offering better connectivity, more choice and lower cost of fares for air travellers. More flights …

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