16 November 2016 - Azerbaijan Airlines hosted the signing ceremony of intergovernmental agreement on air transport between the State of Kuwait and the Republic of Azerbaijan 16 November 2016, which had been signed by Director General of Kuwait’s Civil Aviation Yousef Sulaiman Al-Fouzan (by Kuwaiti side) and President of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC (AZAL) Jahangir Asgarov.
During the visit of the delegation of the State of Kuwait to Azerbaijan, they were accompanied by Mr.Faisal Al-Mutairi Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Baku and Mr.Bader Al-Adwani Consul of Embassy.
Jahangir Asgarov welcomed signing of this agreement stressing its importance and role in terms of strengthening bilateral relations and fruitfull cooperation between the two countries in economic, commercial and tourism fields.
From his side, Director General of Kuwait’s Civil Aviation Yousef Sulaiman Al-Fouzan described the signing of agreement on regulation of air transport services as an important step toward development cooperation, considering it will remove obstacles and pave the way for enhancing cooperation in the fields of economy, agriculture, livestock, investments and tourism between Kuwait and Azerbaijan.
Director General of Azerbaijan’s Civil Aviation Arif Mammadov pointed to the special attention given by the President Ilham Aliyev to the civil aviation in Azerbaijan, explaining that it’s expected to launch new direct flies between Baku-Kuwait beginning from the year 2017. Moreover Azerbaijan Airlines is planning to start direct flies between the two countries in the near future.