India, New Zealand sign MoU to boost cooperation in Civil Aviation

The Government of India and the Government of New Zealand have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost cooperation in civil aviation.

This will cover the scheduling of new routes, code share services, traffic rights and capacity entitlement.

Noteworthy, previously an Air Services Agreement was signed between New Zealand and India at Auckland on 1 May 2016.

The Government of New Zealand and the Government of India have reviewed the existing arrangements relating to air service between the two countries.

And, this MoU signed is expected to further boost the bilateral ties in civil aviation between the two countries.

According to the MoU, the designated airline(s) of New Zealand may operate any number of services with any type of aircraft, with third and fourth freedom traffic rights to/from six points in India, namely New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata.