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Qatar signs Open Air Services Agreement with El Salvador

Qatar has signed an Open Air Services Agreement geared for passengers and cargo, with El Salvador. A statement that was issued by the General Civil Aviation Authority relayed that the agreement was signed in partnership with El Salvador’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hugo Roger. Also present during the signing ceremony was El Salvador’s Ambassador to Qatar, Alfred Arturo. Since the embargo of four Arab countries back in June and the …

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Canadian Transport Minister announces expanded Air Transport Agreements with several nations

Canada’s Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, announced the successful settlement of amended air transport agreements with the countries of Ethiopia, Cameroon, South Africa, Qatar and Morocco. The amended agreement with Ethiopia makes way for designated carriers to offer up to five flights per week. The new pact with Cameroon as well as amended agreements with South Africa and Qatar, on the other hand, facilitates the operation of code-sharing between Canada …

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Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, SESAR, sign Memorandum of Cooperation for better management of air traffic

The Civil Aviation Authority of Qatar has inked a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) project to attain more efficiency in the management of air traffic between Qatar, other European nations and other countries of the world. The agreement seeks to improve collaboration in air traffic management modernization projects between Qatar and Europe in a bid to develop and harmonize global aviation standards that would …

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United States planning talks with Qatar and UAE on airline subsidies

The United States State Department is gearing up for talks with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates regarding allegations that they have been providing subsidies amounting to billions of dollars to their state-backed airlines. The Trump administration will be looking to secure commitments on financial transparency, said sources that had knowledge about the proceedings. The meetings are set to commence as early as this week. US airlines have long harped …

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Bahamas signs Air Services Agreements with Qatar, Australia and Finland

The Bahamas has inked Air Services Agreements with Qatar, Australia and Finland. This development raises the number of agreements the Bahamas has with other countries, to 11. Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar shared that the latest pacts were initialed during the 10th session of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Air Services Negotiation event (ICAN 2017). ICAN offers countries with a common ground to discuss and finalize multiple bilateral air …

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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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Transport officials of Turkey and Qatar discuss strengthening of transportation ties

Turkey’s Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication, Ahmet Arslan discussed how to expand cooperation with his Qatari counterpart, Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, during a meeting in Doha. “Qatari companies operating in Turkey and Turkish firms working in Qatar take our commercial ties to a higher level. My counterpart and I cooperate to realize our goals of improving bilateral ties in the fields of transportation and communication,” Arslan said. …

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Delta reports campaign to enforce Open Skies agreements gaining traction

Delta announced that their fight to enforce Open Skies agreements with both Qatar and the United Arab Emirates has gained ground following two milestones this past week, “with actions by Congress and Delta employees alike reaching impressive new thresholds.” The US carrier declared that 300 members of the Congress have already written to the Trump administration, urging it to tackle “the more than $50 billion in unfair subsidies that the …

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Qatar and EASA sign Memorandum of Understanding in Civil Aviation Safety

Qatar and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have penned a Memorandum of Understanding in the civil aviation sector. The agreement was signed at the EASA headquarters located in Cologne, Germany. The MoU, which bore the signatures of the Chairman of the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, Abdullah bin Nasser Turki al Subaey and EASA’s Executive Director, Patrick Ky is geared to improve cooperation and the exchange of experiences in all …

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Qatar’s plans to boost air passenger traffic and sign more air transport agreements discussed

Qatar’s plans for better air passenger traffic and more destinations to fly to was a hot topic at a meeting between Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) Chairman Abdullah bin Nasser Turki al-Subaey and a team from Oxford Business Group (OBG). OBG’s representatives met with al-Subaey as work began on ‘The Report: Qatar 2017,’ the research and consultancy firm’s upcoming publication on the country’s economy. Al-Subaey was “confident on Qatar’s ability” …

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