Qatar, Lanka sign deal to regulate air traffic

Qatar, Lanka sign deal to regulate air traffic

August 11, 2010   07:15 am

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Qatar and Sri Lankasigned a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on bilateral air service, here, yesterday. The air service agreement was signed by Abdul Aziz Al Noaimi, Chairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority representing and K V P R de Silva, the Secretary of the Ministry of Ports and Aviation, Sri Lanka.

 

The signing ceremony was also attended by Akbar Al Baker, the Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways.

 

The two parties agreed to regulate air traffic between the two countries with regard to the latest updates of the ICAO.

 

Qatar Airways currently operates three daily passengers’ flights to Sri Lankawhich is expected to increase as per the MoU. The agreement came as to lift the difficulties faced by flight operations, to modernise the economic growth, to facilitate the movement of passengers and cargo, and to strengthen the relations between the two countries in all the related fields.



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