Qatar signs air transport agreement with Sri Lanka
Qatar has concluded its bilateral air service negotiations with Sri Lanka, following a series of meetings at the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority headquarters between 8 -10 August, 2010.
Under the agreement, Qatar Airways can increase the frequency of its flights to Sri Lanka, which currently stands at three daily passenger flights.
“This agreement came as to enhance all the difficulties faced by flight operations, and to modernise the economic growth and facilitate the movement of passengers and cargo, as well as to strengthen the relations between the two countries in all the related fields,” stated a press release by Qatar Civil Aviation Authority.
The air service agreement has been signed by HE Abdul Aziz Al Noaimi, Chairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, representing Qatar delegation, and HE K.V.P.R. de Silva, the Secretary of The Ministry of Ports & Aviation - the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. As Also the signing ceremony has been attended by Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways.