Seven Air transport agreements and new supportive memos are signed with other nations
A delegation headed by Mr. Khalid Sami Eid (the director of Air transport department) from the Directorate general of civil aviation Kuwait participated in the International Civil Aviation conference to organize negotiation for a bilateral agreement to regulate air transport services in the Republic Of Indonesia, and Bali which was held during the period of 17th – 21th of November 2014.
The Kuwaiti delegation held bilateral talks with 7 countries and signed 5 new bilateral agreements to regulate air transport, in addition to a memorandum of understanding between the state of Kuwait and (Guinea, Bissau, Mali, Jordan, Botswana, and Somalia). The delegation also signed a memorandum of new understanding between the state of Kuwait and the Republic of Armenia, and a meeting was held between The state of Kuwait and The Republic of Cameroon to discuss ways to develop bilateral relations in the field of air transport field.
The head of the Kuwaiti delegation talked about the renewal of these air transport arrangements between Kuwait and these countries in addition to the policy adopted by the General Administrative of Civil aviation to open up the airspace with various countries of the world to link Kuwait International airport with the largest operational network l possible international. Bilateral air relations with other countries provide a variety of travel options in the Kuwaiti air transport market. The new agreements will allow more optional opportunities of national airlines to facilitate the movement of passengers, air cargo and promote the trading between the state of Kuwait and these countries. The Kuwaiti delegation included: Mr. Abdullah Al-Rajhi – Air transport International relations, Mr. Khalid Al-Anazi – Head of air transport agreements, Mr. Salem Al-Rasheed – Researcher Air transport and Mr. Mohammed Al- Ateeqi – first secretary – legal department Ministry of foreign affairs.