UAE signs air services agreement with Jordan

July 3rd, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS  

Dubai, July 3 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on air services with Jordan, WAM news agency reported Thursday. The agreement allows unlimited capacities, frequencies and routes, as well as any type of aircraft whether owned or leased that are operated by designated airlines of both countries for passenger and cargo services.

The MoU was signed Wednesday by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, director general of UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Sulaiman Obaidat, head commissioner of the Jordanian Aviation regulation Authority.

Under the agreement, both sides agreed to designate all UAE airlines (Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia, RAK Airways) as designated airlines of UAE, and Royal Jordanian as the designated airline of Jordan.

Both parties also agreed to allow unrestricted non-scheduled operations for private charters between the two countries.

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