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Rwanda, Angola signed Bilateral Air Service Agreement

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Following on the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) between Rwanda and Togo, the governments of Rwanda and Angola has now also signed an agreement opening up the air space between the two countries.

Under the agreement, RwandAir, and Angola’s national airline, TAAG, will each be allocated seven frequencies a week on either side.

The agreement was signed between the State Minister in charge of Transport, Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, and Angola’s Minister of Transport, Augusto da Silva Tomas.

The signing took place in Kigali on May 23.

Uwihanganye noted that the fifth freedom aviation agreements will allow Rwanda access to all the airports in Angola, one of the biggest economies in Africa.

“This is an opportunity for all of us to benefit from trade, mining and tourism in both countries. Angola has an advanced mining sector which we want develop here as well” he said.

He called upon the private sector to use the opportunity to export agricultural produce to Angola.

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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