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Indo – RoK MoU to enhance bilateral air service cooperation

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As per the release by GOI, India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Republic of Korea (RoK) after negotiations in New Delhi on 14th-15th October 2015.
(Union Minister for Civil Aviation – Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati)

  • Signing of MoUs will enhance bilateral air service cooperation between the two countries and to boost economic and people-to-people cooperation.

Indo – RoK MoU to enhance bilateral air service cooperationAreas under the pact

Capacity Entitlement Increased from existing 6 services per week to 19 services per week.
Points of Call Two additional points of call viz. Chennai and Bengaluru have been granted for Republic of Korea carriers.
Additional Beyond Points Apart from Tokyo and Los Angeles, two additional beyond points of call viz. Seattle and Vancouver, have been granted for Indian carriers
Intermediate Point Ho-Chi-Minh city is now available as an intermediate point to the carriers of both countries in addition to Bangkok, Macau or Hong Kong.
Domestic code share points To increase seamless connectivity for the benefit of passengers
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited to the Republic of Korea (ROK) on May 18-19, 2015 on the invitation of President of RoK Park Geun-hye. The two leaders encouraged an aviation cooperation conference by their respective civil aviation authorities to amend the bilateral Air Services Agreement with a view to enhancing flight connectivity and covering more cities.