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IATA partners with DSNA to optimize French airspace and update air traffic management

The International Air Transport Association will be working with French air navigation services provider – the Direction des Services de la Navigation Aérienne or DSNA – to improve French airspace and streamline air traffic management. Passenger demand is expected to rise by 58% in France, thus resulting in 68 million added travellers flying to, from and within the country in 2035. A fully optimized airspace system in 2035 has the …

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Nepal and France sign MoU for technical cooperation in civil aviation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and the International Cooperation of DGAC France to extend technical cooperation in the field of civil aviation between the two countries. CAAN Director General Sanjiv Gautam and DGAC Director of International Cooperation Betrand De-Lacombe signed the MoU during a ceremony at the CAAN office. The MoU will be in effect for the next four …

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Hong Kong and France sign MoU on capacity building and safety enhancement in civil aviation

Top civil aviation officials of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), France and six countries from the Southeast Asian region (namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam), have signed a Memorandum of Agreement on capacity building and safety enhancement in civil aviation for countries in Southeast Asia. The MoU was formalized at the 54th Asia and Pacific Region Directors General of Civil Aviation Conference held in Mongolia, …

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Ryanair Chief tags France and Germany as causes of delays due to Brexit

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary cautioned the UK Government that France and Germany are trying to prevent British companies from flying to and from Europe after Brexit. O’Leary alleged that European air companies are politicking with European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to slow down talks on air travel agreements after the UK leaves the bloc two years from now. Speaking to BBC Newsnight, O’Leary voiced out the frustration of British …

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Air France-KLM CEO seeks measures to reduce delays for passengers due to security checks

Air France-KLM CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac has urged French officials to look into “urgent” measures that would help alleviate the delay for air passengers caused by security checks at Paris airports. The police checks come at an inopportune time when passenger traffic is picking up steam ahead of the bustling summer holiday season, said Janaillac, who claimed that he has already sent a letter to French Interior Minister asking him for …

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France and Seychelles sign Air Services Agreement to enhance aviation relations

France and Seychelles have penned an Air Services Agreement that would boost aviation relations between the two countries. The agreement was signed by the Aeronautical Authorities of the French Republic and the Republic of Seychelles at the French capital of Paris. The signing was a significant one for both nations after having links to a historical past and now, to what they hope would be a fruitful future as well. …

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Hong Kong and France sign civil aviation Protocol of Cooperation

Hong Kong and France have signed a Protocol of Cooperation on Capacity Building and Safety Enhancement in Civil Aviation for countries in Southeast Asia. The Permanent Secretary for Transport and Housing (Transport) – Mr Joseph Lai – signed on behalf of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). The Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile of France (DGAC) was represented by its Director-General, Mr Patrick Gandil. The Protocol of Cooperation offers …

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Mozambique and France sign Air Services Agreement

Mozambique and France have agreed to an Air Services Agreement that will create the legal basis for regular air connectivity between the two countries. Air links between Mozambique and France will attract French businesses to invest in the Southern African nation. Mozambique’s Transport Minister Carlos Mesquita and French Ambassador Bruno Clerc signed the agreement. However, Mesquita explained that the agreement covers flights between the two countries, and is not an …

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French Civil Aviation Authority, Airports Authority of India, sign Memorandum of Understanding for technical cooperation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) was signed to further the active technical cooperation program between the two countries. The agreement was signed by the Ambassador of France to India, His Excellency Alexandre Ziegler, and A K Dutta, Member of the AAI. The MoU will help facilitate the sharing of technical know-how between the two countries and …

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China Airlines considering Airbus order, hopes to gain traffic rights to Paris route

Taiwan-based carrier China Airlines is weighing the possibility of acquiring Airbus aircraft which, they hope, will help them get traffic rights to flights to Paris and provide competition to their only local competitor on that route – EVA Air. China Airlines has, since the 2016 government change, shown an affinity for growth, with the European market square in their sights. A route to Paris, would offer China Airlines an opportunity …

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