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Air Astana cancels Ulaanbaatar launch in Mongolia spat

Air Astana cancels Ulaanbaatar launch in Mongolia spat

Air Astana has cancelled the planned launch of flights connecting the capitals of Kazakhstan and Mongolia due to the revocation of permission by the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia. The carrier had been due to launch direct Astana-Ulaanbaatar flights from June 2nd, 2016. The intergovernmental Air Services Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Mongolia was signed in 1992 and the memorandum of understanding establishing the number of flights to be operated was signed in 2014.