The Republic of China (Taiwan) and Belize Sign a Bilateral Air Services Agreement to strengthen the air transport relationship
Unscheduled news conferences
Department of Navigation and Aviation
Minister Lin Chia-Lung of Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Jose Manuel Heredia, Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation of Belize, signed an Open Sky Air Services Agreement on Sep. 28, 2020. Airlines of both countries can now provide air services between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Belize accordingly. The Agreement includes 20 clauses of definitions, grant of rights, designation and authorization, recognition of certificates, safety, aviation security, user charges, customs duties, fair competition, capacity, tariffs, commercial opportunities, consultations, settlement of disputes, entry into force, and so on. The designated airlines by both sides can operate unlimited passenger and cargo flights between Taiwan and Belize via any intermediate points and extend their flights to any beyond points. In the future, they can also provide convenient scheduled air services or cooperate with each other through code-sharing. The signing of this Air Services Agreement manifests reinforcement of the friendship between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Belize. The conclusion of this Agreement will bring a more flexible operating environment for airlines of both countries. Meanwhile, it is beneficial for the expansion of the airlines’ international network, contributing to greater convenience in terms of interactions among the peoples. Consequently, the trade and tourism relations between the two countries will be further enhanced and consolidated.