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Qatar and Belgium tighten aviation ties

Qatar and Belgium have signed an Air Services Agreement. The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, recently met with King Philippe of Belgium and the Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, during his official visit to Belgium. The Air Services Agreement that was signed by the two nations was geared to facilitate in the operation of commercial flights between them. The two nations also inked an academic …

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Emirates Airline President Tim Clark asserts they have not violated any trade agreement with the US

Emirates Airline President, Sir Tim Clark, hit back at allegations that his airline has breached a trade agreement with the United States. He also emphasized that they have nothing to hide. “We have provided our financials. We treat ourselves like a publicly listed company. We’re not, we’re a private company,” Clark was quoted as saying. “The government of Dubai, which owns Emirates, doesn’t have to publish anything. But we publish …

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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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Airline executives laud Trump administration’s arrangement with Qatar over subsidies

Airline executives and labor groups heaped praise on the agreement that was reached between the Trump administration and Qatar geared towards resolving a dispute over alleged unfair subsidies. “Today’s agreement by the State of Qatar is a strong first step in a process for commercial transparency and accountability, and we remain committed to working with the administration to address the harmful trade violations by the United Arab Emirates as well,” …

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US Government set to finalize agreement with Qatar to ease “Open Skies” conflict

The United States government has relayed to US carriers that Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would be finalizing an agreement with Qatar wherein state-owned Qatar Airways would pledge to be more transparent with its financial records, and declared that it holds no plans to operate fifth freedom flights to the US. The upcoming accord comes after the State Department told US airlines in December that it wouldn’t revisit negotiations regarding …

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Qatar expected to release financial information regarding Qatar Airways

Qatar is set to divulge detailed information regarding the finances of the state-owned carrier, Qatar Airways. The development was made public by the United States Department, in a move that is said to come as a result of the enormous pressure placed on the Qatar by US airlines to disclose any potential subsidies it may have received. Under the terms of the understanding, U.S. officials said Qatar Airways would be …

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Qatar and Kyrgyz Republic sign Air Services Agreement

Qatar and the Kyrgyz Republic have signed an Air Services Agreement. Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, and the Minister of the Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic, Jamshitbek Kalilov, inked the said pact. The agreement comes in line with Qatar’s desire to finalize more air service agreements, which would allow its national carrier to fly to destinations all over the globe. After the …

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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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