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Uruguay and Singapore sign open skies agreement including hub and regional flights

Thursday, October 3rd 2013 - 21:42 UTC
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Porto and Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim following the signing of the agreement Porto and Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim following the signing of the agreement

Singapore has signed a new Open Skies Agreement with Uruguay. The agreement allows designated airlines to fly between both countries and it is more liberal than conventional ones, said the Singapore Ministry of Transport in a statement on Wednesday.

On top of allowing Singaporean and Uruguayan carriers to fly between both countries via or to any third country, it also grants carriers the right to base their aircraft in the other country.

For instance, Singapore carriers can use Uruguay as a hub to operate to any other country without restrictions on capacity, frequency or aircraft type. In addition, Singapore carriers can operate like a domestic carrier in Uruguay and mount any number of services between cities, and vice versa.

This brings the number of Air Services Agreements Singapore has with other countries to more than 120, of which more than 50 are Open Skies Agreements.

Parliamentary Secretary for Transport Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim signed the agreement Wednesday with Uruguay vice-minister for foreign affairs Luis Porto.
 

Categories: Politics, International, Uruguay.

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  • Anglotino

    Uruguay finding a niche!

    It is a natural hub for the southern region of South America.

    Now if only Singapore would do the same for Panama or Colombia and start direct flights that don't have to go via the US.

    Oct 03rd, 2013 - 10:41 pm 0
  • Tik Tok

    Hopefully Singapore - Auckland - Montevideo too!

    Oct 04th, 2013 - 04:56 am 0
  • Think

    TWIMC

    Article says..:
    “Singapore carriers can operate like a domestic carrier in Uruguay and mount any number of services between cities, and vice versa.”

    I say...:
    WoooooW
    “And vice versa”
    What a great deal!!!
    Chuckle chuckle chuckle...

    Oct 04th, 2013 - 06:15 am 0
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