Singapore and the Czech Republic have signed an Open
Skies Agreement (OSA) that will provide full flexibility on air services
operated by carriers of both countries.
Under the OSA, Singapore carriers may operate
any number of flights between Singapore and points in the Czech
Republic, as well as beyond the Czech Republic to any other city
in the world. Similarly, carriers from the Czech Republic will be
able to operate any number of flights to and beyond Singapore.
The OSA was signed on 19 January 2009 in Prague by Mr Lim Kim Choon, Director-General and Chief Executive Officer,
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, and Mr Ivo Vykydal, Deputy
Minister of Transport of the Czech Republic at the Ministry of
Transport of the Czech Republic.
Mr Lim said, ďThe signing of the OSA reflects
the warm bilateral ties between the two countries. This OSA is a
testament of both countriesí strong commitment in establishing a
fully liberal air services framework that enables our carriers to react quickly to market demand when the opportunities arise,
although there are currently no direct flights between Singapore
and Czech Republic.Ē
To date, Singapore has concluded OSAs with more
than 30 countries, out of which 16 are with European Union Member
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