Singapore and Kuwait agree on open skies
Under this new agreement, Singapore carriers will be able to operate any number of flights between Singapore and Kuwait, as well as beyond Kuwait to any other city in the world. Similarly, Kuwait carriers will be able to operate any number of flights to and beyond Singapore.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Air Services between the two countries was signed at the Seif Palace in Kuwait City on 4 November 2008.
The MOU was witnessed by S R Nathan, President of Singapore and HH. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait.
Lim Kim Choon, director-general and CEO of The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore said, "This is a very positive agreement that demonstrates our countries' commitment to promoting liberalisation in the aviation industry."
Lim continued, "Singapore carriers will now have full flexibility to plan their commercial operations and to react quickly to future market opportunities."
Currently, Singapore Airlines Cargo operates two weekly freighter flights between Singapore and Kuwait.
The latest OSA signed between Singapore and Kuwait is in addition to more than 30 OSAs the lion city has established with other nations.
- Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
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