A challenge by US airlines that accuses three Gulf carriers of distorting competition via government subsidies took another turn on Monday with the formation of a US airline group that backs the Gulf-carriers' cause.
US and Middle East airline chiefs traded accusations on Monday over a campaign by major US carriers to restrict what they say is heavily subsidized competition from Gulf counterparts.
In the United States, airlines are trying to p
UAE's Etihad Airways has issued its strongest response yet to the joint campaign by Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines to block competition and roll back the benefits of Open Skies, urging the US Government to ‘keep
Top executives of US and Gulf airlines will take their dispute over whether "open skies" deals have led to unfair competition to a high-profile public forum in Washington on Tuesday as each side ramps up efforts to sway US regulators.
An "Open Skies" agreement between Gulf and United States airlines is likely to survive a dispute over subsidies, planemaker Boeing's Middle East president said on Monday.
Dubai-based Emirates Airline will present its
The UAE is "happy to talk" with the United States about alleged state subsidies received by Gulf airlines, said an aviation official, adding that no government action currently is necessary, according to a media report.
The head of Dubai's Emirates has hit back at US airlines in an increasingly bitter subsidy spat and urged Washington to block their calls to renegotiate Open Skies agreements.
In an interview with Reuters, Tim Clark, president
The UAE recently signed an “open skies” air services memorandum of understanding (MoU) and initialed an air services agreement (ASA) with Costa Rica.
The UAE was represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) while Civil Aviati
The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an “open skies” air services memorandum of understanding (MoU) and an Air Services Agreement (ASA) with the directorate general of civil aviation of Uru
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has initialed an 'open' air services agreement (ASA) and signed a MoU with the Government of the Republic of Serbia, during Air Services Negotiations taking place in Belgrade, Ser