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UAE and India discussing augmenting air transport facilities and services between two countries

The UAE is taking steps to make travel from India to airports in the country less expensive and more convenient as the number tourists flocking to Dubai and Abu Dhabi continue to rise at a record pace. Dr. Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Banna, UAE Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of India, has had discussions with India’s Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, on upgrading air transport …

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Indian airlines oppose decision to give extra seats to Gulf airlines during peak festive season

Indian carriers have expressed their displeasure over the government’s decision to furnish excess bilateral to Dubai-based carriers during the peak festive season. In a letter sent by the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the airlines voiced their opposition to the decision to extra 5,500 seats to carriers of Emirates and flydubai – the designated airlines of Dubai. “It is our earnest request that UAE …

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Cebu Pacific urges Philippines and Japan to stage talks to add more entitlements

Low-cost Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific is exhorting the Philippine and Japanese governments to hold air-services discussions to potentially add more entitlements between Manila and Haneda. Cebu Pacific Spokesman Paterno S. Mantaring declared that the airline intends to fly to Haneda International Airport – the nearest air hub to Tokyo’s metropolis – but has encountered difficulties due to lack of entitlements. “We would like to expand our operations to Japan”, Mantaring …

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Singapore closes Open skies agreement with Armenia

Singapore finalized an Open Skies Agreement (OSA) with Armenia as it expands its market reach across the globe. Under the agreement, airlines of Singapore and Armenia will be able to operate services between both countries with no restrictions on route schedule, capacity, frequency, and aircraft type. Additionally, cargo carriers from the two states will be able to base their aircraft in the other party for operations to any third country. …

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UAE, India boost aviation cooperation

The UAE and India have explored ways to take bilateral relations to a higher level with special emphasis on the aviation sector. The two sides discussed the possibility of signing a new agreement to utilise the high potential for travel growth between the two countries. Carriers from India and the UAE can now fly a total of 131,741 aircraft seats a week, each way. Both parties agreed to hold a …

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Oman Air hopes India sticks to open sky policy favouring nearby countries

The Union government’s promise of liberalising India’s flying rights policy has excited the Gulf airlines as they expect an open sky that will help them get more seats. Oman Air on Thursday said the airline was hoping that Indian government would stick to its stated position of following an open sky policy with countries which are located less than 5,000km from India. This will allow the airlines from other countries to operate as many flights. “The Indian government mentioned …

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Will there be flights to Europe from the UK after 2019? EasyJet’s Austria move explained

The budget British airline is moving to Europe, with an application to open a base in Austria.easyJet has unveiled the plans in a bid to keep flying to the EU after Brexit has been finalised. The company has applied for a new air operator certificate (AOC) in Austria. Should this be approved, it will open easyJet Europe, a headquarters in the country’s capital Vienna. easyJet said in a statement: “The accreditation process …

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United States And Sint Maarten Sign Open Skies Agreement

On July 14, 2017, the United States and Sint Maarten signed a modernized bilateral Open Skies Agreement that will continue to foster opportunities for air travel and commerce between both countries. This modernizes the U.S.-Sint Maarten relationship by reducing administrative burden on carriers and governments, clarifying route rights, and reaffirming mutual adherence to international safety and security standards. The Agreement will enter into force after the two countries exchange diplomatic …

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Kenya Airways inches closer to being able to fly direct to US

Kenya Airways took a step closer to being able to fly direct to the United States after it was recently granted air traffic rights. From there, it becomes a waiting game as the airline now awaits other important licenses, said Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia. These include the Air Service License, which gives it commercial approval, and the Air Operating Certificate, which affords it technical authority to operate to America. …

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Guyana and Brazil sign updated Air Services Agreement

Guyana and Brazil have signed an amended version of their Air Services Agreement to improve air connectivity and the operation of air services between the two countries. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the updated version of the agreement was made official during a state visit to Brazil by Guyana’s Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge, and Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson. http://www.stabroeknews.com/2017/news/stories/07/01/guyana-brazil-sign-updated-air-services-agreement/

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