An agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden and the Government of India relating to Air Services was signed in 1995.
The agreement was signed on 19 December 1995. A Memorandum of Understanding with amendments regarding designation principle, traffic rights and capacity regime was signed on 30 November 2006.
Traffic rights for airline designated by Sweden
The designated airlines of Sweden shall be entitled to operate the agreed services in both directions on the following routes:
Points in Sweden - Delhi, Mumbai and one point out of Kolkata, Chennai and Hydearbad. Nil intermediate points and nil beyond points.
The designated airlines of Sweden shall not be entitled to operate to any two points in India on the same flight.
The designated airlines of both Parties shall be entitled to serve any intermediate/beyond points not specified in the Route Schedule, without exercising 5th freedom traffic rights between such points and the territories of the other Party.
The designated airlines of either Party shall be permitted to operate any number of all-cargo services between any points in Denmark, Norway and Sweden and India, with any aircraft type, with full 3rd, 4th and 5th traffic rights.
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The designated airlines of Denmark, Norway and Sweden shall together be entitled to operate 21 frequencies per week in each direction with any type of aircraft, up to the capacity of a B747 aircraft, in accordance with the Route Schedules annexed to the respective Air Service Agreements.
Within their entitlement of 21 frequencies per week, the operations by the designated airlines of Denmark, Norway and Sweden shall not exceed seven services per week to/from points in the territory of any one Contracting Party. Further, the operations by the designated airlines of Denmark, Norway and Sweden shall not exceed seven services per week to/from any one point of call in India.
India has concluded a horizontal air service agreement with EU
EU’s horizontal agreement aims at bringing all Member States bilateral agreements with India to be in line with certain EU provisions. This means that some of the articles in the bilateral agreement between Sweden and India no longer applies, since they are replaced by the provisions in the horizontal agreement.