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Bahrain signs four air service agreements

MANAMA, November 15, 2018

Bahrain's Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, has signed new air service agreements with Saudi Arabia, UAE, Brunei and Brazil, said a report.

The agreements, signed on the sidelines of the 2018 Bahrain International Airshow, include the regulation of air services between Bahrain and the signatory countries, in accordance with the latest standards approved by International Civil Aviation Organization, to comprise air safety regulations, aviation security, protection of environment, sale of air transport products, automated airline reservation system, as well as provision of air transport rights, BNA reported.

The minister represented Bahrain in the signing ceremony, while Saudi Arabia’s Transport Minister Dr Nabeel bin Mohammed Al Amoudi, UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority’s general-manager Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Brunei’s Communications Minister Abdulmutalib Pehin Dato Yusof and Brazil’s Ambassador to Kuwait, Norton de Andrea Mello Rapesta, represented their sides.

The new agreements are expected to boost Bahrain’s regional standing in the aviation field, the report said.

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