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UAE, Mozambique sign air transport accord

Posted on 18/05/2013

Mozambique and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday in Dubai signed a bilateral accord covering air transport. The agreement will pave the way for airlines to launch services for the movement of passengers and cargo, and will serve as a basis for the growth of trade and investment and the development of partnerships in sectors such as tourism. The accord was signed by UAE's Minister of Economy Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri and Mozambique's Transport Minister Paulo Zucula. According to ...  >>MORE

UAE and Australia ink cooperation agreement

Posted on 08/04/2013

In line with its strategic objective, the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Infrastructure and Transport of the Commonwealth of Australia on the 1st of April 2013. The signing of this important MoU will facilitate the rapid expansion of civil aviation operations between the two countries. This will also result in enhancement of trade, tourism as well as cultural exchange between the two countries. Saif Mohammed Al ...  >>MORE

UAE, Senegal sign air transport agreement

Posted on 19/01/2013

Dakar: The United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Senegal have signed an air transport agreement. The agreement was signed yesterday in Dakar by Hamad Saeed Al Zaabi, UAE Ambassador to Senegal and Ternoa Sall, Senegalese Minister of Transport and Infrastructure. – Emirates News Agency, WAM ...  >>MORE

UAE inks Air Services Agreement with Kosovo

Posted on 24/09/2012

The United Arab Emirates, represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority, has signed an air services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and initialled an Air Services Agreement (ASA) with the Government of the Republic of Kosovo in Pristina, last week. The agreement was initialled by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General, of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, and Dritan Gjonbalaj, Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of Kosovo. Representatives from Abu ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Air Services Agreement with Algeria

Posted on 22/07/2012

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an Air Services Agreement (ASA) with the Government of Algeria and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for updating ASA inked in Abu Dhabi on 4th February 1992. The agreement was signed by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi - Director General of the UAE GCAA and Masoud bin Shamam, Director General of Algerian Directorate of Civil Aviation and Meteorology (DACM), Ministry of Transport. The signed ASA allows ...  >>MORE

UAE updates Air Services Agreement with UK

Posted on 16/02/2012

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an air services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) updating the Air Services Agreement (ASA) with the United Kingdom in London. The Agreement was initialled by Omar Bin Ghaleb, Deputy Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Mark Bosly, Head of Aviation Negotiations at the United Kingdom Department for Transport. Representatives from Abu Dhabi Department of ...  >>MORE

UAE, Japan sign routes schedule memorandum

Posted on 25/08/2011

The United Arab Emirates and Japan have signed a Memorandum on the new route schedule as per the air services agreement signed between the two countries in 1998. The memorandum was signed by Jassem Mohammed Al Qasimi, Director of Economic Affairs at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tatsuo Watanabe, Japanese Ambassador to the UAE. - Emirates News Agency, WAM ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Open Air Services Agreement with Romania

Posted on 22/06/2011

Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy and Chairman of UAE General Civil Aviation Authority signed yesterday an "open" Air Services Agreement (ASA) with Mrs. Anca Daniela BOAGIU, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Romania who is conducting an official visit to the UAE. This Agreement was initialled by the Civil Aviation authorities of both countries on 15 October 2008 and its signature will boost the cooperation in the air transport sector. Delegations ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Liberal Air Services with Colombia

Posted on 09/05/2011

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an air services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Colombia in Cartagena. The MoU was signed by Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Santiago Castro, Director General of the Civil Aviation Administration (Aerocivil) of Colombia. Representatives from Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Etihad ...  >>MORE

UAE signs open Air Services with Montenegro

Posted on 14/03/2011

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an open air services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and initialled an Air Services Agreement (ASA) with the Government of Montenegro in Podgorica. The agreement was initialled by Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Mirel Radic Ljubisavljevic, Deputy Minister for Air and Road Transport of Montenegro. Representatives from Abu Dhabi Department ...  >>MORE

UAE signs civil aviation MoU with Yemen

Posted on 03/01/2011

Sana'a - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed an air services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yemen to increase flights between the two countries. The MoU adds four weekly flights by Dubai's carriers to the Yemeni capital city and an unspecified number of flights to other Yemeni airports which follow the open-skies policy. The agreement aims to further promote trade exchange, passenger traffic and economic relations between the UAE and Yemen. The MoU was signed at a ceremony ...  >>MORE

GCAA officials discuss civil aviation cooperation with Herat Governor

Posted on 30/12/2010

Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi and Afghanistan's Herat Provincial Governor, Dr. Daud Saba discussed cooperation on civil aviation. The meeting discussed ways to use the UAE's experience to develop Afghanistan's civil aviation infrastructure. A presentation was given at the meeting to highlight the advanced technologies in use at the Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre. Present at the meeting were Yousef Khamis Al Ali, UAE Ambassador ...  >>MORE

UAE, Kuwait ink MoU on civil aviation cooperation

Posted on 03/06/2010

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) and Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) entered into a memorandum of agreement (MoU) for boosting joint cooperation in civil aviation sector. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the regional civil aviation conference which concluded here yesterday, by Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCCA and Fuawz Al Farah, Chairman of DGCA. The memo, inked within the framework continued GCC coordination in civil aviation, envisages ...  >>MORE

UAE, Egypt to boost cooperation in civil aviation

Posted on 23/04/2010

Cairo - The United Arab Emirates yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Arab Republic of Egypt to enhance cooperation in civil aviation and air services. The MoU was signed by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Sameh Al Hefni, Chairman of the Egyptian civil Aviation Authority. According to the MoU both parties agreed to increase saet capacities for airlines from each side on the different routes. They also ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Air Services MoU with Sri Lanka

Posted on 15/12/2009

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an Air Services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka in Colombo, to increase flights between the two countries. The MoU was signed by Omar Bin Ghaleb, Deputy Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and K V P Rajunth De Silva, Secretary, Ministry of Ports and Aviation of Sri Lanka. Representatives from Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, Dubai Civil Aviation, ...  >>MORE

UAE joins IATA's bilateral air services agreement

Posted on 18/11/2009

The UAE has joined a group of seven countries in further liberalising its air space by signing Bilateral Air Service Agreements under the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) Multilateral Statement of Policy Principles. The signing countries include Chile, Malaysia, Panama, Singapore, Switzerland, the UAE, the US and the European Commission, representing about 60 per cent of global aviation. IATA commissioned InterVISTAS to study the potential impact of liberalisation in 12 ...  >>MORE

UAE, Bulgaria sign aviation accord

Posted on 19/07/2009

The UAE represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an Air Services Agreement (ASA) and Memorandum of Understanding with Bulgaria. The agreement was signed by Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA. The agreement allows unrestricted capacity and types of aircraft, whether owned or leased, to be operated by the designated airlines of each country in any type of service (passenger or cargo) on the routes between Bulgaria and the UAE. The agreement ...  >>MORE

UAE signs "liberal" Air Services MoU with Sudan

Posted on 12/06/2009

Khartoum - The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) signed an "open" Air Services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sudan in Khartoum today. The MoU was signed by H.E Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA and Eng. Mohammed Abdel Aziz Ahmad, Director General of Sudan Civil Aviation Authority. Representatives from Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, Dubai Civil Aviation, Sharjah Civil Aviation, Emirates airline, Etihad Airways and ...  >>MORE

UAE signs air services MoU with Korea

Posted on 10/05/2009

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) signed an Air Services Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Korea on 7th May 2009 in Abu Dhabi, to discuss and establish operations on the Korea and Abu Dhabi route. The MoU was signed by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Mr. Sang-Do KIM, Director of International Air Transport Division, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs. ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Air Services MoU with Indonesia

Posted on 04/05/2009

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) signed an Air Services Memorandum of Understanding with the Indonesia Air Civil Aviation Authority on 21st April 2009 in Jakarta, to increase flights using any type of aircraft (whether owned or leased) and without capacity restrictions between the two countries. The MoU was signed by Deputy Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Omar Bin Ghaleb, and Director of Air Transport of ...  >>MORE

Etihad Airways, Kuwait Airways sing codeshare agreement

Posted on 29/01/2009

Etihad Airways has said it will provide Kuwait-based air travellers with greater access to its expanding global network, following the signing of a new code share agreement with Kuwait Airways on flights between Kuwait and Abu Dhabi, said the UAE national carrier in a press release. Under the deal, which comes into effect on 1 February 2009, the Abu Dhabi-based airline will place its two-letter 'EY' code on both of Kuwait Airways' weekly services between Kuwait and Etihad's own home base. In ...  >>MORE

UAE, Tunisia, MoU to increase passenger flights

Posted on 19/01/2009

The UAE and Tunisia have signed an air services agreement to increase passenger flights between the two countries. The MoU was signed by deputy director general of the UAE General Authority for Civil Aviation (GCCA) Omar Ghalib and head of the Tunisian General Directorate of Civil Aviation Hammadi Bin Khalifa in presence of senior officials from both countries. The two bodies agreed to designate the Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, Air Arabia, RAK Airways and Fly Dubai as national carriers ...  >>MORE

Etihad gets flying rights to Japan

Posted on 22/12/2008

The country's flag carrier shall start its direct flights to Japan from March 2010. This is based on a flying rights agreement secured between the UAE and Japan last week, according to a source from the Etihad Airways Corporate Communications Department. A press statement on Thursday said that the agreement was a result of the bilateral talks which took place in Tokyo during the past week between officials and representatives of both governments, the aviation industry and the Etihad Airways. ...  >>MORE

UAE signs air services MoU with Iran

Posted on 11/12/2008

The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Civil Aviation Organisation of Islamic Republic of Iran (CAOIRI) for regulating air flights. The MoU was signed by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Hussein Khanlari, Vice Minister of Roads and Transportation and President of CAOIRI. The two bodies agreed to designate the Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, Air ...  >>MORE

UAE, Qatar sign MoU to increase flights between them

Posted on 30/11/2008

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar to increase the number of flights between the two countries. According to the MoU, Fly Dubai was appointed as the UAE national carrier along with Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia and Rak Air as the UAE's national carriers while Qatar Airways was appointed as Qatar's national carrier. The MoU also provides for operating an unlimited number of scheduled and ...  >>MORE

UAE, Romania sign ASA Open Sky Agreement

Posted on 20/10/2008

The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has initialed an "open" Air Services Agreement (ASA) and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Romania in Bucharest this 15 October 2008. The agreement was signed by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Catalin Radu, Director General of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Romania. Representatives from Abu Dhabi Department of ...  >>MORE

GCAA, ICAO sign agreements

Posted on 24/09/2008

The UAE achieved significant gains yesterday on the way to establishing national institutions and global leadership in the field of civil aviation and international prominence. On the margins of a global conference held by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on 15 - 20 September 2008 in Montreal to address aviation economics, Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority, signed agreements with ICAO to establish two significant national ...  >>MORE

Etihad enters codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines

Posted on 16/09/2008

Etihad Airways is to extend further its expanding global network by providing its customers with greater access to destinations in Asia, following the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines. Under the deal, the Abu Dhabi-based airline will place its two-letter 'EY' code on Malaysia Airlines' flights between the country's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, and the popular islands of Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Kuching and Langkawi. In turn, Malaysia Airlines will place its 'MH' code ...  >>MORE

UAE, Syria sign air transport agreement

Posted on 20/06/2008

Damascus - The United Arab Emirates and Syria yesterday initialled Air Services Agreement (ASA) in Damascus. The agreement was signed by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Major General Hazem Al Khadraa, Director General of the Syrian Civil Aviation Authority. Both parties agreed to designate all UAE national airlines for unrestricted passenger flights to Syrian cities, with the exception of Damascus. The two sides also ...  >>MORE

UAE and Greece sign agreement on aviation

Posted on 24/03/2008

The UAE represented by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) updated the Air Services Agreement and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hellenic Republic on 19th March 2008 in Dubai to increase air flights between the two countries. The agreement was signed by Mohammed Abdullah Al Salami, deputy chairman and director general of the GCAA) in the UAE and Polytimi Tsatsarounou, director of Air Transport and International Relations Division, Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. ...  >>MORE

UAE signs air services accord with Lithuania

Posted on 04/03/2008

The United Arab Emirates represented by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an Air Services Heads of Agreement (HoA) with Lithuania. The HoA was signed in Vilnius by Captain Aisha Al Hameli, Head of Air Transport Department at the GCAA and by Vidmantas Kairys, Director of Civil Aviation Department at the Lithuanian Ministry of Transport & Communications. The two sides agreed to name Emirates, Etihad Airways, Air Arabia and RAK Air as national carrier for the UAE. - Emirates News ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Air Services Agreement with Myanmar

Posted on 16/01/2008

The United Arab Emirates has initialled Air Services Agreement (ASA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Union of Myanmar in Yangon. The agreement was signed by Captain Aysha Al Hameli, air transport manager at UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Tun Hlaing, director general of Department of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Transport in Myanmar. The two friendly countries agreed that designated airlines of both parties will have the right to perform regular air ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Air Services MoU with Turkey

Posted on 27/11/2007

The United Arab Emirates represented by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) signed in Abu Dhabi yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Turkey. Mohammed Ghanim Al Ghaith, the Director General of the UAE GCAA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dr. Ali Ariduru, Director General of Civil Aviation of Turkey. According to the MoU both parties agreed to increase traffic rights to the route Abu Dhabi - Turkey - Abu Dhabi, to a total of five (5) passenger frequencies per week ...  >>MORE

Mubadala announces collaboration with Northrop Grumman

Posted on 13/11/2007

Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), a strategic investment and development vehicle established and wholly-owned by the Government of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Northrop Grumman Corporation to collaborate on various high technology aerospace and aviation educational and training programs to further strengthen the emirate's economic development strategy. The MoA was signed at the Dubai Air Show by Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, chief ...  >>MORE

UAE and Mongolia sign air service contract

Posted on 13/11/2007

UAE and Mongolia signed yesterday at Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi a memorandum of understanding MoU on the field of air services. Under this memorandum, each side can operate unlimited number of air carriers, aircraft and flights. The MoU also gives the chance for both sides of the agreement to operate cargo services and enjoy all freedoms, including the 5th freedom. Mohammed Ghanim Al Ghaith, Director General of Civil Aviation Authority said the agreement has entered into force as of ...  >>MORE

UAE signs MoU on air service with Spain

Posted on 28/10/2007

As part of continuous efforts to support national aviation sector, the United Arab Emirates has initialled Air Services Agreement (ASA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kingdom of Spain in Madrid on 25th October 2007. Heading the UAE delegation to Spain, Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Development for Government Sector, in his capacity as the Chairman of General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), signed the agreement, while the Spanish government was represented by the ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Air Services Agreement with United Mexican States

Posted on 17/04/2007

The United Arab Emirates has initialled Air Services Agreement (ASA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Mexican States in Mexico City on 11th April 2007. The agreement was signed by Ahmed Mohammed Al Haddabi, Deputy Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the UAE and LIC. Y P.A Gilberto Lopez Meyer, Director General of Civil Aviation of United Mexican States. The agreement includes designations of four UAE national airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Air ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Air Services MoU with India

Posted on 19/03/2007

The United Arab Emirates represented by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an Air Services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India on 15 March 2007 in Delhi, India. Mohammed Ghanim Al Ghaith, the Director General of the UAE GCAA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with R. K. Singh, Joint Secretary, Minister of Civil Aviation of India. Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram are being added as additional points of call for the designated airlines of the UAE. According to the MoU ...  >>MORE

UAE signs Air Services Agreement with Senegal

Posted on 08/03/2007

The United Arab Emirates today initialled 'open Sky' Air Services Agreement (ASA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Senegal. The agreement was signed by Mohammed Ghanim Al Ghaith, Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the UAE and Mathiaco Bessane Director General of Senegal Civil Aviation Agency. Both parties agreed to designate all UAE airlines (Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia, RAK Airways) as designated Airline of UAE, and Air Senegal as the ...  >>MORE

UAE, Bangladesh sign MoU

Posted on 18/06/2006

The UAE yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with Bangladesh to increase the number of flights between both countries. Mohammed Ghanem Al Ghaith, Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority and Hakam Haroon, Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh signed the agreement. Al Ghaith said that signing of this memorandum is part of the agreements and memoranda that will be signed with a number of countries in order to accomplish rapid development for the aviation ...  >>MORE

UAE, Oman sign MoU on air transport

Posted on 04/06/2006

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed yesterday with Oman to increase flights on Sharjah - Muscat - Sharjah route. The MoU was signed by Mohammed Ghanim Al Ghaith, Director of the General Authority for Civil Aviation and Mohammed bin Sakhr Al Ameri, Under Secretary of Omani Transport and Communications Ministry. Under the MoU, flights between the two countries will increase to 11 a week on Sharjah - Muscat route and 4 a week on Sharjah - Salalah route. Al Ghanim said the MoU was signed to ...  >>MORE

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UAE, Mozambique sign air transport accord


UAE and Australia ink cooperation agreement


UAE, Senegal sign air transport agreement


UAE inks Air Services Agreement with Kosovo


UAE signs Air Services Agreement with Algeria


UAE updates Air Services Agreement with UK


UAE, Japan sign routes schedule memorandum


UAE signs Open Air Services Agreement with Romania


UAE signs Liberal Air Services with Colombia


UAE signs open Air Services with Montenegro


UAE signs civil aviation MoU with Yemen


GCAA officials discuss civil aviation cooperation with Herat Governor


UAE, Kuwait ink MoU on civil aviation cooperation


UAE, Egypt to boost cooperation in civil aviation


UAE signs Air Services MoU with Sri Lanka


UAE joins IATA's bilateral air services agreement


UAE, Bulgaria sign aviation accord


UAE signs "liberal" Air Services MoU with Sudan


UAE signs air services MoU with Korea


UAE signs Air Services MoU with Indonesia


Etihad Airways, Kuwait Airways sing codeshare agreement


UAE, Tunisia, MoU to increase passenger flights


Etihad gets flying rights to Japan


UAE signs air services MoU with Iran


UAE, Qatar sign MoU to increase flights between them


UAE, Romania sign ASA Open Sky Agreement


GCAA, ICAO sign agreements


Etihad enters codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines


UAE, Syria sign air transport agreement


UAE and Greece sign agreement on aviation


UAE signs air services accord with Lithuania


UAE signs Air Services Agreement with Myanmar


UAE signs Air Services MoU with Turkey


Mubadala announces collaboration with Northrop Grumman


UAE and Mongolia sign air service contract


UAE signs MoU on air service with Spain


UAE signs Air Services Agreement with United Mexican States


UAE signs Air Services MoU with India


UAE signs Air Services Agreement with Senegal


UAE, Bangladesh sign MoU


UAE, Oman sign MoU on air transport