Oman’s CAA seals air transport agreement with Indonesia

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Oman’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has signed an air transport agreement with the government of Indonesia in order to allow international commercial air transport services between the two countries.

The Authority said that the agreement intends to regulate operational and technical aspects to boost aviation movement between the two countries.

Established in 2012, the CAA is responsible for various regulatory and legislative aspects of the Civil Aviation Affairs in the Sultanate of Oman.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Naif Ali Al Abri, Chairman of the CAA, and Mr. Mohammed Arzan Johan, Ambassador of Indonesia to Oman. The agreement includes 22 items and an annex on the air routes between the two countries.

Furthermore, the items cover economic provisions, in addition to provisions of organizational and operational cooperation to allow the specified air carriers from the two countries to operate seven flights for passengers and cargo to any airport in Oman and Indonesia. Those air carriers can enter into cooperation agreements for code-sharing, the report said.

According to the statement, “The CAA in cooperation with government units concerned and establishments from the aviation sector in Oman, is keen to increase the number of air transport agreements in the upcoming period.”

These agreements will enable economic and social activities with the countries worldwide as this will contribute to boosting the activity of the aviation sector by increasing operations and attracting international airline companies.

Last month, Oman’s CAA issued its initial approval for Iran Air and Karun Airlines to operate direct flights between the airports of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the airports of the Sultanate of Oman.

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