(08 Jun 2021)
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has
welcomed the conclusion of negotiations on the Comprehensive Air
Transport Agreement (CATA) between the Association of Southeast Asian
Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) on 4 June 2021.
The deal is the world’s first bloc-to-bloc air
transport agreement and will bolster connectivity and economic
development among the 37 member states of ASEAN and the EU.
Under the agreement, airlines of ASEAN and the EU
will be able to fly any number of services between both regions.
In addition, airlines will be able to fly up to 14