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Aviation: EU Countries

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 175874, tabled on 25 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress his Department has made on the negotiation of Bilateral Air Services Agreements with EU member states.

Answered on

13 April 2021

Under the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) the UK and individual EU Member States may negotiate bilateral exchanges of “5th Freedom” all-cargo rights and reach agreement on arrangements relating to the issuance of operational permissions. My officials are currently engaged in discussions with EU Member States on these arrangements.

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