Canadian Transportation Agency Symbol of the Government of Canada

Hong Kong

1. Date of Agreement

Legal Title:
Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Hong Kong concerning Air Services
June 24, 1988
In force

2. Other Instruments

April 8, 1988
Designation of Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.
May 24, 1988
Diplomatic Note (transit visas).
June 24, 1988
Confidential MOU (routes, designation, change of aircraft, on-line connecting and in transit traffic, ground handling, taxation and applicability to charters).
March 17, 1995
Agreed Minute (carriage of 5th freedom traffic between Hong Kong and Bangkok designation of Air Canada on Route 1)
September 29, 1995
Designation of Air Canada on Route 1 of Section II of the Annex to the CMU.
December 20, 1996
Exchange of Notes on Avoidance of Double Taxation (May 23 and December 19, 1996) which entered into force on December 20, 1996.
August 3, 1999
Diplomatic Note: Hong Kong selects Calgary and Montreal as code-share points in Canada.
March 9, 2000
Agreed Minute (replacement of Canadian airlines by Air Canada and confidential route schedule).
December 5, 2002
Agreed Minute (replacement of code-share provisions of the March 17, 1995 Agreed Minute with a Confidential Annex on code-sharing)

3. Characterization of Bilateral Agreement

A. Grant of Rights:
As specified in the Annex.
B. Designation:
Multiple, Air Canada and Cathay Pacific.
C. Tariffs:
Single disapproval.
D. Capacity:
Pre-determination.

4 Routes and Associated Rights

The routes and associated rights agreed on March 9, 2000 and December 5, 2002 are confidential.