Singapore and Albania sign open skies agreement for airlines

SINGAPORE - Singapore has signed a new open skies agreement with Albania. The agreement allows designated airlines to fly between both countries, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Monday.

Under the agreement, there will not be any restrictions in capacity, frequency or aircraft type.

Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam signed the agreement on Monday in Singapore with his Albanian counterpart Ditmir Bushati.

The agreement was signed after the two ministers met to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation.

Mr Bushati had also called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to reaffirm relations between the two countries and exchange views on development experiences.

The latest agreement brings the number of air services agreements Singapore has with other countries to more than 130, of which more than 60 are open skies agreements.