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Civil aviation, 1965
This file relates to aviation in the Trucial States. It contains correspondence concerning: Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Saqr Bin Sultan Al Qasimi’s displeasure at finding out that Gulf Aviation are transferring some of their flights from Sharjah to Dubai (2) Establishment of an airline in Fujairah, including a conversation between the Civil Air Attaché to Beirut P A Robinson and various officials.
Civil aviation in Gulf area, including Concorde trials, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file concerns civil aviation in the Gulf, in particular commercial matters.
Transfer of administration for civil aviation, 1968
This file contains correspondence relating to the proposed transfer of civil aviation responsibilities in Bahrain to the Bahrain Government in light of HMG's decision to withdraw from the Gulf by 1971. It includes consideration of: Bahrainis' willingness to take on the various civil aviation responsibilities and expenses British Overseas Airways Corporation's plans for the future of Gulf Aviation Company Limited Representation of the Gulf States at the International Civil Aviation Organisation
Dubai airport: development and operation, 1965 Jan 01 - 1965 Dec 31
This file contains correspondence relating to: Letter from the Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum to the Ministry of Aviation, confirming the Government of Dubai's acceptance of the costs and responsibility for the operation of an Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunications Network Round-trip Time (AFTN RTT) providing a direct Radio Teletype (RTTY) link with Bahrain Telecommunications Centre Letter from the Manager of Dubai Airport J A Taylor to the Political Agent in Dubai H G Balfour-Paul on the 'Development and Operation of Dubai Airport', dated 21 April 1965; a letter from
Civil aviation, 1950 July
This file relates to civil aviation in Qatar. It contains correspondence concerning: F Bosworth of the Gulf Aviation Company’s request for permission from the Ruler of Qatar Sheikh Ali Bin Abdulla Al Thani to operate flights from Doha to Bahrain and Sharjah; and the granting of permission with HMG’s caveat that it doesn’t accept responsibility for the conditions at the airfield in Doha Comments on the need for a civil aviation agreement for Qatar
Qatar air agreement, 1949 Apr 9-1950 Sept 6
This file relates to the negotiation of a civil air agreement for Qatar. It contains correspondence concerning: W R Hay’s worries communicated to B A B Burrows about the lack of an air agreement for Qatar Guidance suggested on the approach A J Wilton should take from his report on the possibility of the Ruler of Qatar Sheikh Ali Bin Abdulla Al Thani bringing in advisors from Syria and the influence of the Darwish family over him.
Air Agreement between UK and Bahrain: draft amendment and new Air Navigation Regulations; clearance of non-scheduled flights to Bahrain and Sharjah. Code GA file 60 (papers 41 to end), 1953
The file contains correspondence relating to: Confirmation by International Aeradio Limited (IAL) of the new appointments in Sharjah (41) Revised draft of the proposed new Bahrain Air Agreement, including Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA) and Air Ministry amendments (42) Notices to Airmen No. 2 relating to landing, housing and parking fees, which were introduced on 8 August 1951 and which are in force for Bahrain and Sharjah aerodromes (42a) Itinerary for the flight of Mr K R Collins M.I.N, A.R. Ae.
Ministry of Civil Aviation Mission to the Persian Gulf; consideration of siting of Kuwait airfield and general problems of Bahrain and Sharjah. Code GA file 105, 1953
This file contains correspondence relating to: Designation of aerodromes in British territories overseas under the Chicago Convention, involving Kuwait and Bahrain (1-2) Restrictions on the use of the Muscat airfield by the Sultan of Muscat and Oman, Saeed Bin Taimur (3) Proposal by Airwork to operate a freight service to Jebel Ali, a potentially disputed area (4, 6, 12) Arrangements for a Ministry of Civil Aviation mission to the Gulf during April-May 1953 to study conditions and discuss related issues, including: an overview of upcoming Air Ministry plans in the Gulf; briefs on t
Air force of Muscat. Code BA file 1223 (papers 6 to 21), 1959
This file relates to the establishment of the Sultan of Oman's Air Force in 1959.
Ownership of Kuria Muria Island in Persian Gulf, 1961
This file relates to the status of the Kuria Muria [Khuriya Muriya] Islands.
Negotiation for revision of the UK-Bahrain Air Agreement; offer of US surplus glide-path equipment for use at Bahrain or Sharjah. Code GA file 60 (papers 27 to end), 1952
This file contains correspondence relating to: Proposal to hold a meeting at Ariel House to discuss the draft of the revised agreement with Bahrain (27) Discussion on the proposed appointment of Mr Champniss as Aerodrome Commandant at Bahrain (28) Draft of the revised Bahrain Civil Air Agreement with the Ruler of Bahrain, Sheikh Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa (29) Revised Civil Air Agreement statement on the working arrangement between Cable & Wireless Ltd. and International Aeradio Ltd.