India and New Zealand signed MoU, aims to increase civil aviation
India and New Zealand have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve cooperation in the civil aviation sector. This memorandum covers decisions on new routes, codeshare services, traffic rights, and capacity rights. India and New Zealand signed an air services agreement on 1 May 2016 in Auckland. Read what is the full news.
India and New Zealand have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation in civil aviation. The MoU includes the determination of new routes, codeshare services, traffic lights, and capacity entitlements.
As per the MoU, the designated airline of New Zealand can operate any number of services with any type of aircraft along with third and fourth freedom traffic rights to six points in India ie New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai Hyderabad, and Kolkata.
India and New Zealand signed an air services agreement on 1 May 2016 in Auckland. According to the MoU, bilateral relations in civil aviation between the two countries are expected to get a further boost.
These MoUs were signed by Civil Aviation Secretary Rajeev Bansal and New Zealand High Commissioner David Paine.
Civil minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and New Zealand's Minister for Trade Development, Agriculture, Biosecurity, Land Information, and Rural Communities O'Connor were present during the signing of the MoU, according to a press release.
India's designated airline can operate any number of services with any type of aircraft to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and three more points in New Zealand designated by the Government of India with third and fourth freedom traffic rights, according to a statement.
Designated airlines of both sides may operate any number of cargo services from any point in the territory of the other side through any intermediate point with third, fourth, and fifth freedom traffic rights with any type of aircraft, according to the press release Can do
Earlier today, the Ministry of Commerce said that India and New Zealand are discussing the possibility of launching the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) in New Zealand with an aim of promoting ease of trade, business, and tourism between the countries.