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Is Hungary to give fifth freedom rights UAE airline?

Posted 9 March 2016 · Add Comment

Saif Al Suwaidi, the general director of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority has said that the UAE and Hungary would be discussing changes to their bilateral air service agreement allowing UAE carriers to operate to two destinations from the UAE via Budapest with full fifth freedom traffic rights between Budapest and the two destinations, reports ch-aviation.

This would give Emirates and rival Etihad Airways the option to open services, such as to the United States, via Budapest.

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