Kuwait signs aviation agreement with Nicaragua
Kuwait signed an "initials" agreement with Nicaragua to regulate aviation services, the first of its kind between the two countries.
The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the 40th session of the General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada, on Thursday evening.
In a statement to KUNA, Deputy Director General for Aviation Safety and Air Transport Affairs at the The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Emad Al-Juluwi said the agreement "comes in line with the modernized policy of the DGCA to open new horizons to encourages international airlines to increase their flights to Kuwait International Airport".
"It would also facilitate the movement of passengers, air cargo, and link Kuwait International Airport with more international airports", he added.
It will promote air traffic between the two countries, encourage trade exchange, and provide new and varied options to serve passengers from both countries.
The agreement included "the rules of operation of the national airlines of both countries, the exchange of transport rights, and the strengthening of cooperation between them in the field of security and safety of civil aviation", he explained Kuwait is represented by The General Directorate of Civil Aviation DGCA at the (ICAO) meetings, chaired by the President of the Civil Aviation Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah, who was elected First Vice President of the General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization.