Today, September 2, the Government approved the resolutions “On Signing the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Singapore on Air Services” and “On Signing the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of Iceland on Air Services”. The regulations are designed to implement the domestic procedures required for the conclusion of the abovementioned agreements between Ukraine and Singapore and between Ukraine and Iceland.
"Despite the global aviation crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to expand the list of countries we work with in air travel. We are preparing to conclude two intergovernmental agreements on air services with Singapore and Iceland. Today, the Government approved the draft of these agreements and authorized the Head of the State Aviation Service to sign them on behalf of the Ukrainian side, ” Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladyslav Kryklii commented on the decision approved.
The agreements will determine the procedure for regulating international flights during the operation of contractual routes between Ukraine and Singapore and between Ukraine and Iceland, the procedure for designating airlines, will establish conditions under which airlines will be granted and revoked permits to operate scheduled flights, regarding aviation security, etc.
In particular, the Air Services Agreement between Ukraine and Iceland will also establish a mechanism for inspecting airlines to assess their compliance with the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization. It does not provide for any restrictions on the frequency, points of departure/arrival in the territories of both countries for the operation of scheduled air services, as well as the number of airlines that may be involved in such services.