Qatar, Kuwait civil aviation authorities ink deal
The civil aviation authorities of Qatar and Kuwait Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase from seven to 10 the number of weekly flights allotted to each.
The agreement was signed by Ibrahim Abdul Qadar, Deputy Chairman of Qatar’s Civil Aviation Authority, and Fawaz Abdulaziz Al Farah, the Kuwaiti Deputy Director of Civil Aviation for Safety and Air Transport Affairs, who headed his country’s delegation to Qatar.
Saleh Haroon, Head of Air Transport, Civil Aviation Authority, Qatar, later told reporters that the two-day meeting had also introduced several new clauses to update the Air Services Agreement signed between the two countries in 1993, The Peninsula reported.
The two parties agreed to include in the Air Services Agreement a paragraph on code-sharing allowing designated airlines from both countries to cooperate in commercial aspects if they so wished.
The MoU signed by the two parties allows for the designated carriers of each country to operation 10 weekly passenger flights between Qatar and Kuwait. It also provides for four weekly cargo flights for each designated carrier. (menareport.com)
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