Air services

Guyana signs air services pact with Saudi Arabia

Guyana today signed an Air Services Agreement with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to promote and facilitate the expansion of international air service opportunities between the two countries.

The agreement was signed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, by Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, Minister of Transport and Logistics Services of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Juan Edghill, Minister of Public Works, according to a statement from the Department of Health. public information (DPI) .

Guyana has been invited by Saudi Arabia to sign the agreement and participate in the Future Aviation Forum currently taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from May 9-11, 2022.

DPI said the agreement dealt with issues relating to the grant of rights; Appointment and Revocation; cost of using ; Recognition of certificates and licenses; Prices ; Business opportunities; Fair competition, environmental protection, among others.

Edghill said that “currently there is no direct flight between Guyana and Saudi Arabia, however, this agreement puts in place the legal framework that opens up market access for airlines to operate and enhance competitive air transport services, trade and economic growth between the two countries.”