Qatar-EU Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement Initialed

The State of Qatar and the EU initialed a Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels today. HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti and HE European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness Mr. Jyrki Katainen witnessed the signing event.

The first of its kind ever between the EU and a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state, the agreement allows for open airspace between Qatar and all the EU member states with unlimited access to their respective territories, in addition to daily shipment flights between the two sides.

Source: Ministry of Transport and Communications