Tag: Open Skies

UAE and US Reaffirm Open Skies

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UAE welcomed the outcome of recent discussions on civil aviation with the United States in which both countries strongly reaffirmed the 2002 UAE-US Air Transport Agreement (ATA) and the fundamental principles of Open Skies. “The UAE is very pleased that our understanding with the US preserves all of the benefits of Open Skies for […]

U.S. – Brazil Open Skies Agreement Moves Closer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brazil Congress’ lower house has approved an Open Skies agreement between the U.S. and Brazil, which in turn means that the way has been further cleared for an intended partnership between American Airlines Group and LATAM Group SA (LATAM). The agreement still requires ratification from the Brazil Senate. Having been signed in 2011, the agreement […]

Emirates Boosts U.S. Economy By US$21 Billion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates supported more than 104,000 American jobs and contributed US$21.3 billion in revenue to the U.S. economy, including US$10.5 billion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and US$6.4 billion of labor income in 2015*, according to a study conducted by Campbell-Hill Aviation Group, a well-established economic consulting firm to airlines, airports and the aviation […]

Australia Signs Open a Skies Agreement with China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chinese airlines will have unrestricted capacity into Australia after the federal government announced it had reached an agreement with China for an “open aviation market” between the two countries. The agreement, announced on Sunday, paves the way for China-based carriers to maintain the furious pace of growth into this country in recent times, catering for […]

DOT Grants Norwegian Permit to Begin US Services

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian Air International (NAI) has been granted approval to begin flights between Ireland and the US after a three-year process in which the US Department of Transportation (DOT) seemed reluctant to give the go-ahead despite being unable to find any legal reason to reject the application. In a dramatic turnaround Dec. 2, DOT announced it […]

Russia To Conduct Observation Flights Over Greece, US

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian monitors will fly over Greece and the United States as part of Russia’s Treaty on Open Skies responsibilities, according to the statement published by Russian Defense Ministry on Monday. “The flight [over Greece] will depart at some point on September 26-30 from Nea Anchialos “open skies” airport,” Sergei Ryzhkov, head of the Russian Defense […]

Russia to Fly Surveillance Mission Over Denmark

Reading Time: 1 minute The head of Russia’s Nuclear Risk Reduction Center said that Russian inspectors will conduct an aerial surveillance flight over Denmark in a Tu-154M-LK-1 surveillance aircraft within the scope of the Treaty on Open Skies. “The surveillance flight over Denmark will be carried out between September 12-17, 2016, taking off from the open skies Aalborg Airport […]