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Egypt President stresses significance of developing country’s civil aviation sector

Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi underscored the importance of upgrading and developing the country’s civil aviation sector. This includes improving the security systems at their airports as well as ensuring that aviation personnel are up-to-date with the latest innovations, developments and technologies. Sisi said that doing so would give rise to travel and tourism to their nation, thereby contributing to the national economy. He made these remarks during a …

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Ghana and Egypt to form partnership in aviation industry

Ghana’s Aviation Minister Abena Dapaah announced that her country and Egypt would be working together in the aviation industry. She mentioned that apart from the technical aspect, areas like training of cabin crew, ground handling and safety would also be given priority. Dapaah made the pivotal announcement when she met Egyptian Minister of Aviation, Sherif Fathi Attia, before the start of the African Air-show. She emphasized that the staging of …

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Cameroon and Egypt to possibly review aviation accord between their two nations

Talks are underway between Cameroon and Egypt for the review of an established aviation accord between them. At the center of these negotiations are Cameroon’s Minister of Transport Edgard Alain Mebe Ngo’o and the outgoing Egyptian Ambassador to Cameroon Cherif El-Leithy, whose mission to Cameroon has come to end. The Ambassador shared that he and Minister Mebe Ngo’o discussed the aviation pact between Egypt and Cameroon that was signed in …

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Egypt and Djibouti to boost cooperation in civil aviation

Egypt’s Minister of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathy met with Djibouti’s Ambassador to Egypt, Mohamed Zhr Hrsy, to discuss relations between the two nations, especially in the civil aviation sector. In a statement, the Ministry shared that the two representatives talked about the agreement in the field of air transport and how to improve that partnership. Also on the table was a plan to establish direct flights between Cairo and Djibouti. …

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Egypt ready to sign aviation security protocol with Russia

Russia’s Head of the Ministry of Transport Maxim Sokolov divulged that Egypt has expressed their readiness to sign a protocol on aviation security with their country. When officials of both countries sign the documents, flights between Moscow and Cairo may be resumed after they were suspended in light of the terrorist attack to a Russian aircraft back in November 2015. “To open an air service in any of the directions, …

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Russian President Vladimir Putin admits they are keen on restoring aviation ties with Egypt

Russia is eager to resume aviation ties with Egypt but recognizes safety as a crucial priority, said President Vladimir Putin after the BRICS summit. “As for aviation service, we are very keen to fully restore flights with Egypt. We have agreed that our respective security services and transport departments providing flights safety should continue their work. We have to be totally confident of our citizens’ safety,” said Putin at the …

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Egypt and Vietnam fast-track cooperation in transportation sector development

Vietnam’s Minister of Transport Trương Quang Nghĩa stressed on the significance of a potential bilateral cooperation between his country and Egypt, in the development of the transportation sector, especially in aviation. Nghĩa met with Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr and the President of Suez Canal Special Economic Zone, Mahab Manish. Nghĩa conveyed appreciation for the Egyptian Minister’s concerted efforts to hasten cooperation between the two countries. …

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ICAO President praises security and safety protocol at Egypt airports

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) President Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu commended the Egyptian airports’ security and safety procedures that were in compliance with international standards. Aliu met with Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and lauded the role played by the Egyptian authorities in the technical training field. During the meeting, Ismail harped on the significance of Egypt’s readiness to provide its proficiency in the field of civil aviation through its advanced …

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ICAO holds extraordinary session to address complaint by Qatar

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council held an extraordinary session to tackle a complaint by Qatar, in accordance with article 54 of the council convention. Present at the said meeting were delegations from Saudi Arabia, which was headed by the President of Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Civil Aviation, Abdul Hakim Bin Mohammed Al Tamimi; the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt. Qatar was also present and was represented …

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Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation allocates emergency air corridors for Qatari planes

The four Arab states that have cut off ties with Qatar have allowed Qatari planes the use of air corridors in case of emergencies. The General Authority of Civil Aviation announced the provision after it was given approval by the Civil Aviation Authorities of the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain for use by Qatari companies as applicable in situations of closure of regional airspaces. “This procedure confirms our commitment …

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