Section 1 Routes
Airlines of each Party designated under this Annex shall, in accordance with the terms of their designation, be entitled to perform scheduled international air transport between points on the following routes:
The intermediate and beyond points in the Route Plan shall be specified and agreed by both Parties by a simple exchange of letters.
The points to be specified on the routes may be omitted on one or all flights at the option of the designated airlines.
The airline(s) designated by each Party that operate(s) flights on the routes mentioned above, will be permitted to operate with third, fourth and fifth freedom rights and with unlimited frequencies.
Section 2 Operational Flexibility
Each designated airline may, on any or all of its flights and at its option:
1. operate flights in either or both directions;
2. combine different flight numbers within one aircraft operation;
3. serve behind, intermediate and beyond points and points in the territories of the Parties in any combination and in any order;
4. omit stops at any point or points;
5. transfer traffic from any aircraft to any of its other aircraft at any point on the routes; and
6. serve points behind any points in its territory with or without change of aircraft or flight number and hold out and advertise such services to the public as through services;
without geographic or directional limitation and without loss of any right to carry traffic otherwise permissible under this Agreement, provided that the service serves a point in the territory of the Party designating the airlines.
Section 3 Change of gauge
On any segments of the routes above, any designated airline may perform international air transport without any limitation as to change, at any point on the route, in type of number of aircraft operated; provided that, in the outbound direction, the transport beyond such point is a continuation of the transport from the territory of the Party that has designated the airlines and, in the inbound direction, the transport to the territory of the Party that has designated the airlines is a continuation of the transport from beyond such point.
Section 4 Intermodal services
Without prejudice to any other provision of this Agreement, the airlines and the indirect providers of cargo transport of both Parties shall be entitled, in connection with international air transport, to make use of any land cargo transport to any point in the territories of the Parties or of third countries or therefrom, including transport to or from any airport with customs services and also, where relevant, the right to transport bonded cargo, in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations. Such cargo, whether transported by land or by air, shall have access to airport customs procedures and facilities. The airlines may, on their own initiative, perform their own land transport or provide it under agreements with other land carriers, include land transport provided by other airlines and by indirect providers of air cargo transport. Such intermodal cargo services may be held out at a single price for combined air and land transport, provided that the senders are not misled as to the conditions of such transport.