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Nigeria signs Bilateral Air Services Agreement with UAE

Nigeria has settled with the United Arab Emirates for a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA). It also declared that a homegrown airline had been authorized to operate from Nigeria to Dubai. The agreement between the two nations was signed in Sri Lanka, with the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, signing for the Nigerian Federal Government. Sirika publicized the huge development for the country’s aviation industry on Twitter. The …

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US-UAE Business Council believes Open Skies agreements will stay put

The US-UAE Business Council is confident in its belief that the United States government will not revoke the Open Skies agreements between the two nations. This, according to the President of influential membership body, Danny Sebright, who said: “I think we’ve done a good job of inoculating against various efforts by the US carriers to find a champion on the inside of [President] Trump’s administration. Now I think we’re at …

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UAE signs MoU with US FAA and Swedish National Space Board

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Swedish National Space Board (SNSB). The MoU signifies collaboration between the parties involved in the development of UAE’s commercial space transportation safety framework and sharing knowledge and best practices. The entities would also jointly organize workshops, symposiums, conferences, and working groups to endorse industry standards and back the development …

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UAE Ambassador meets Indian Civil Aviation Minister to discuss civil aviation matters

Dr. Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al-Banna, The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Ambassador to India, has met with Shri Jayant Sinha, the Indian Minister for Civil Aviation, in the Indian capital of New Delhi to discuss different aviation related issues. During the meeting, the two sides talked about issues regarding civil aviation and air routes between the two countries, which are being governed by the Air Services Agreement that UAE and India …

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Dubai Airports Company CEO eyeing open skies agreement with China

Dubai Airports Company Chief Executive Paul Griffiths is targeting an open skies agreement with China to foster future growth of passengers travelling via Dubai from the Asia Pacific region. “The key thing with China is to get the Chinese government to agree that opening up the domestic [aviation] market for more international operations is going to be a very positive thing for them,” said Griffiths. However, he reported that progress …

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Kuwait and United Arab Emirates adopt MoU for sharing of experience

Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority have adopted a Memorandum of Understanding for the sharing of experience. DGCA President Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah and the DCAA’s Chairman Saif Al-Suwaidi witnessed the MoU’s endorsement, which was done on the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow Exhibition 2017. The DGCA President remarked that the memorandum is intended to foster cooperation in aviation and improve …

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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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Delegation from European Parliament praises UAE’s aviation sector

A delegation from the European Parliament was all praises for the aviation sector of the United Arab Emirates during their recent visit to the Kingdom. The delegation, which was headed by the Chairman of the European Parliamentary Friendship Group, Antonio Lopez Isturiz White, met up with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) earlier this week. The visitors lauded UAE’s aviation sector, which currently supports job opportunities for an estimated 40,000 …

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UAE, Sao Tome and Principe, pen air transport services pact

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Guinea, Khalifa Yousif Mohammed Al Zaabi, bore witness to the signing of an Air Transport Agreement between the UAE and the two island-nation of Sao Tome and Principe. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, the Director-General of the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, and Carlos Manuel Vila Nova, Sao Tome and Principe’s Minister of Infrastructure, Natural Resources, and Environment, signed their names on the …

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Nepal to sign bilateral Air Service Agreements with Turkey and UAE

Nepal’s Civil Aviation Ministry is getting set to sign bilateral Air Service Agreements (ASAs) with Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, pending the approval of the Cabinet. A proposal was sent by the Ministry to the Cabinet to finalize the deal. They are also preparing to forward another proposal to sign an ASA with Australia. “These three air agreements are expected to be signed after the second phase of provincial …

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