US begins implementation of Open Skies Air agreement with Republic of Congo

The United States and the Republic of the Congo have begun the implementation of Open Skies Air Transport Agreement beginning Monday, April 19, 2021.

“The Agreement establishes a modern civil aviation relationship with Congo consistent with the U.S. Open Skies international aviation policy,” said US Department of State spokesperson Ned Price. 

“This includes unrestricted capacity and frequency of services, open route rights, a liberal charter regime, and code-sharing opportunities.”

Ned Price added that, “the Agreement with Congo further expands our economic relationship; promotes people-to-people ties; and creates new opportunities for airlines, travel companies, and customers.” 

“Air carriers can now provide more affordable, convenient, and efficient air services to travelers between the United States and Congo.  The Agreement commits both governments to high standards of aviation safety and security.” 

“It also represents United States commitment to the diversification of Congo’s economy and leadership to liberalize the civil aviation sector.”

Deba Uwadiae
Deba Uwadiae is a Nigeran American international journalist, Editor-In-Chief and publisher of the New Americans Magazines, Columbus, Ohio, United States. He has reported events and stories from different countries in Africa, Europe, Asia and North America.

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