30 December 2007

Hong Kong and India expand air services opportunities

On 19 December 2007 the Indian Government announced that, following talks held in New Delhi on 17-18 December, it had reached agreement on revised air services opportunities with Hong Kong that include an expanded exchange of fifth freedom rights.

Specific mention is made in the statement of the possibility of Indian carriers code sharing with Air New Zealand via Hong Kong.

An official press release NEW was also issued by the Hong Kong Government's Transport and Housing Bureau NEW.

The Hong Kong SAR is independent from Beijing with respect to exchanging air services opportunities.

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