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UAE, Japan sign agreement for cooperation in air transport

General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an agreement with the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau to strengthen bilateral relations in the field of air transport during a two-day round of discussions in Tokyo, Japan. The discussions were led by Omar bin Ghaleb, Deputy Director-General, GCAA, and resulted in a mutual agreement aimed at enhancing cooperation within the aviation sector. It also included lifting the pre-conditions of the operations of the UAE national carriers to Haneda and Narita airports in Tokyo and grant rights for the UAE national carriers to operate freighters to Narita Airport. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General, GCCA highlighted the positive impact of the agreement on bilateral cooperation and the overall strategic partnership between the two countries. This agreement is part of the UAE’s ongoing efforts to enhance the global aviation network and expand relations with international partners. To date, the UAE has signed 187 cooperation agreements with various nations in the field of aviation for provision of a supportive legislative and regulatory framework to cargo planes.

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