SINGAPORE: Singapore has concluded a new Open Skies Agreement (OSA) with the island country of Cape Verde, which lies off the west coast of Africa.
Under the OSA, the airlines of Singapore and Cape Verde will be able to fly between Singapore and any points in Cape Verde, via and beyond to any third country, without restrictions in capacity, frequency or aircraft type.
The OSA was signed on Monday by Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew and Ms Sara Maria Duarte Lopes, Minister of Infrastructure and Maritime Economy of Cape Verde.
The signing took place on the sidelines of the official visit to Singapore by Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves of Cape Verde from 21 to 24 September.
Mr Lui said the signing of the OSA reflects the warm bilateral ties between Singapore and Cape Verde.
He said it underscores the commitment by both countries to establish a fully liberal air services framework that will allow their carriers to react quickly to market demand when opportunities arise.
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