Iceland will manage Kosovo's low airspace

Iceland will manage Kosovo's low airspace
 Iceland has acquired the right to manage Kosovo's low airspace.

On behalf of Kosovo, the framework agreement with Iceland was signed by the commander of the NATO peacekeeping mission in Kosovo (KFOR), General Michele Risi.

“The conclusion of this agreement is an important step in the process of creating all the conditions necessary for the opening of new routes in Kosovo's low airspace in a safe and orderly manner. The agreement will also contribute to ongoing efforts to promote the normalization of relations between Belgrade and Pristina, within the framework of the EU-sponsored dialogue, "reads a KFOR statement.

In accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and the 1999 Military Technical Agreement, but also with the current laws in Kosovo, the commander of the KFOR mission, namely NATO, is responsible for airspace security. of Kosovo.

Prishtina-Belgrade Airlines

On January 21, 2020, the Civil Aviation Authority of Kosovo signed an agreement with the German airline Lutfhansa in Berlin to open the Pristina-Belgrade airline.

The same agreement with the German company was signed by the Serbian delegation from the Ministry of Economy.

Reaching the airline agreement was made possible through the mediation of the US ambassador to Berlin, at the same time the presidential envoy for the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, Richard Grenell.

US President Donald Trump has considered a victory the deal to establish direct flights between Kosovo and Serbia.

The airline between Pristina and Belgrade was disrupted in 1999 following the entry of NATO forces into Kosovo.
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