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Somalia: Kenya, Somalia Signal Settlement to Enhance Flight Frequency


Nairobi, Kenya — Kenya and Somalia on Wednesday signed a bilateral air companies settlement that may see their airways enhance the frequency of journey in each international locations.

In a press release, cupboard secretary for the Ministry of Roads, Transport, and Public Works, Kipchumba Murkomen, mentioned that the designated airways of the 2 international locations could be allowed to function seven weekly frequencies for passenger flights as set out in specified routes.

However, cargo flights will function at limitless frequencies.

“The designated airways of each international locations can also enter code-sharing preparations with any airline, together with third nation airways offered that it has an underlying visitors act,” Murkomen mentioned.

The settlement, which was signed by Murkomen and Fardowsa Osman Egal, Somali minister for Transport and Civil Aviation, additional permits the civil aviation authorities of the 2 international locations to cooperate for the event of their industries.

Murkomen famous that the method that led to signing the settlement began in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, in March between officers of each international locations.

Somalia is likely one of the fast-growing export markets for Kenya, with Nairobi exporting items value 64 million U.S. {dollars} within the first 5 months this yr, in response to information from the Central Financial institution of Kenya.



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