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  • Verkhovna Rada ratified the Protocol on Air Services between Ukraine and Qatar
    Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, posted 05 November 2020 15:12

    Today, November 5, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law "On Ratification of the Protocol between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Qatar on Amendments to the Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the State of Qatar on Air Services". 288 deputies voted in favor.

    "Ukraine is interested in cooperation in the field of transport and infrastructure with the State of Qatar. Recently, the leading Qatari company QTerminals signed a concession agreement in the Sea Port Olvia, which involves attracting more than UAH 17 billion of investment. Therefore, the liberalization of air transportation provided by the Protocol is an important step for the development of our relations," said during his speech at the Verkhovna Rada Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladyslav Kryklii.

    The approved bill provides for the ratification of the Protocol with a view to its entry into force. This will allow:

    • expand market access by nominating several airlines on each side;
    • remove restrictions on the number of flights, capacity and types of aircraft, points in the territories of both countries during the implementation of scheduled air services.

    The above-mentioned Protocol was signed in November last year.