UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an agreement with the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau in order to strengthen bilateral relations in the field of air transport during a two-day round of discussions in Tokyo, Japan.
This agreement is part of the UAE’s ongoing efforts to enhance the global aviation network and expand relations with international partners. The discussions were led by Mr. Omar bin Ghaleb, Deputy Director-General at the GCAA, and resulted in a mutual agreement aimed at enhancing cooperation within the aviation sector.
According to the statement, this included lifting the pre-conditions of the operations of the UAE national carriers to Haneda and Narita airports in Tokyo, as well as granting operational rights for the UAE national carriers for cargo flights to Narita Airport, recognized as one of the world’s key airports for air freight.
On this occasion, Mr. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the GCAA, emphasized the positive impact of the agreement on bilateral cooperation and the overall strategic partnership between the two countries.
Mr. Al Suwaidi further added that this agreement would contribute to expanding the operations of our national carriers, creating new opportunities for the development of trade, investment, and tourism relations between the UAE and Japan, benefiting the economic growth of both countries.
“To date, the UAE has signed more than 187 cooperation agreements in the field of aviation with various countries worldwide, providing a supportive legislative and regulatory framework for the growth of the national carriers and creating strong communication bridges with international markets,” as per the statement.