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Qatar and Kuwait to bolster aviation ties

The Chairman of Qatar’s Civil Aviation Authority, Abdullah bin Nasser Turki Al Subaie, recently met with the President of Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Kuwait, Sheikh Salman Sabah Al Salem Al Hamoud Al Sabah, to talk about ways to boost cooperation in civil aviation and air transport. Al Subaie pointed to the strength of the social and economic ties between the two nations and their eagerness to make it …

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Traffic rights issue shuts down Airlink’s plans for Cape Town-St Helena route

Namibian officials have denied Airlink the 5th Freedom rights that it needs to fly from Cape Town to St. Helena through Windhoek International. The airline had initially planned to utilize the rights to add more passengers to its Johannesburg O.R. Tambo-St. Helena route, which uses the Namibian capital as a technical stop on both sectors of the return service. “Airlink will continue working with the South African Aeronautical Authority to …

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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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