Jamaica to sign new air service agreements

Information Minister Ruel Reid

The Jamaican government will be signing new  air-service agreements with the governments of Slovenia, the Kingdom of Morocco, The Bahamas and South Africa.

Information Minister Ruel Reid, told reporters during Wednesday’s  post-Cabinet press briefing that these agreements follows approval by the Cabinet.

He said Cabinet took special note of the outcome of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Air Services Agreement, which, since 2008, had provided states with an avenue to conduct air-services negotiations or consultations.

“This is important in negotiating direct flights to Jamaica. Cabinet noted that Jamaica had participated in 16 air-service agreement negotiation sessions since 2008,” he said.

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