By: Chi Chin-ling and Romulo Huang
Taipei, March 17 (CNA) An air services agreement signed between the Republic of China
(Taiwan) and Nicaragua went into effect on Wednesday after Carlos Salazar, director general of the Nicaraguan Institute of Civil Aeronautics, inked the accord on behalf of the Nicaraguan government that day in Managua.
The bilateral aviation services agreement, which had already been signed by Lin Tyh-Ming (林志明), director general of Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration on Feb. 18, is the result of a series of negotiations between the two nations over the past two years, according to a statement issued by the Republic of China Embassy in Nicaragua.
The accord is aimed at establishing a commercial flight connection between the two nations, and to further strengthen bilateral ties, it said.
Under the agreement, all of the commercial flight operators or enterprises of Taiwan and Nicaragua are allowed to run inbound and outbound flight services to and from the two sides with the use of regular flights or charter planes, it added. Such flights will be granted rights of loading and unloading passengers, cargo and postal parcels at third nations on their way from and to destinations in the two countries, it added. [FULL STORY]